Legislation

Will Governor Brown Evict Plastic Bags for Good?
/ September 9, 2014 10:48 am

Will Governor Brown Evict Plastic Bags for Good?

Governor Brown has promised he will sign a statewide plastic bag ban into law. The bill, SB 270, will phase out such bags in grocery stores and pharmacies beginning July 2015, and in convenience stores one year later.

L.A. Finally Says Goodbye to Plastic Bags
/ July 2, 2014 2:27 pm

L.A. Finally Says Goodbye to Plastic Bags

Los Angeles' January bag ban now extends to more than 7,000 small grocers, markets, convenience stores, and drugstores. Read more to see how the elimination of plastic bags will positively affect our planet.

#SB270 Bag-Ban is Further Discussed
/ June 18, 2014 1:35 pm

#SB270 Bag-Ban is Further Discussed

This morning CA SB207 was discussed and put on suspense.

Bag Monsters Face Off with Humanity in California
/ June 13, 2014 7:24 am

Bag Monsters Face Off with Humanity in California

As SB270, the proposed California law that would effectively change the question at check out from "Paper or Plastic" to "Do you need a Bag" has the Bag Monsters and their Powerful Industry Lobby desperately trying to convince humanity that single-use plastic is good for the environment! Read more to see how showed up

Spring Cleaning in California…
/ March 12, 2014 1:34 pm

Spring Cleaning in California…

Apparently, not all Californians want this kind of view from their backyard. According to  Clean Water Action, Surfrider, and Californians Against Waste, 72 bag ban ordinances that cover 100 jurisdictions in California are now officially in place. Why don’t humans want Bag Monsters lurking under their kitchen sinks and in their closets? Is it because we smell bad? Or possibly because we are [&hellip