Marin County Passes Bag Ban
/ January 25, 2011 9:55 pm

Marin County Passes Bag Ban

The Marin County Board of Supervisors has just unanimously approved the Ordinance regulating retail establishments of the use of single-use carry-out bags. The ordinance affects the unincorporated regions of Marin County and will become effective January 1, 2012. Retail stores will no longer utilize single-use plastic bags and will impose a five cent fee on reusable paper bags. Exempt from [&hellip

Northern Ireland’s Finance Minister Puts 15p Levy on Plastic Bags
/ December 16, 2010 4:58 pm

Northern Ireland’s Finance Minister Puts 15p Levy on Plastic Bags

Yesterday, Northern Ireland’s Finance minster Sammy Wilson unveiled Northern Ireland Executive’s draft budget including a 15p levy on plastic bags.

/ December 14, 2010 6:03 pm

Day Without a Bag Summit to be Held in Los Angeles

The inaugural  DAY WITHOUT A BAG summit will be held on Wednesday, December 15 at the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Headquarters in Alhambra, CA.  This free, half-day tutorial will guide everyone who attends step-by-step on how to lay out municipal plans to reduce single use bag consumption. Local policy makers, community activists and environmental advocates will provide [&hellip

/ November 22, 2010 7:05 pm

Bag It DVD Giveaway! Is Your Life Too Plastic?

Earlier this month was the TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch event presenting the Global Plastic Pollution crisis affecting the world. If you missed the live event feed there will be videos posted soon. But in the meantime, Bag Monster and ChicoBag | Reusable Bags is going to giveaway a pre-release DVD of the movie Bag It. Bag It is a powerful documentary taking a [&hellip