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Recycling is Key

If all plastic carryout bags were recycled, we wouldn’t need to ban plastic bags. The EPA says that only about 12%…

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Make Waves in Your Hometown

Make Waves in Your Hometown

Yes, there is something that you can do to help curb plastic pollution in our oceans, rivers and waterways! Always use reusable bags – this is no small…

Making Waves in Bellingham, WA

Making Waves in Bellingham, WA

In Bellingham, Washington, two ladies decided that they wanted a plastic bag ban in their town. Brookes Anderson and Jill McIntyre Witt started the ball rolling. They called…

Making Waves in Brownsville, TX

Making Waves in Brownsville, TX

On the Gulf Coast, Rose Timmer and her non-profit, Healthy Communities of Brownsville, spearheaded a grassroots effort to get a plastic bag ban passed in Brownsville, Texas. Brownsville…

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Global Regulation of Plastic Bags

Plastic bags are being regulated around the world. Countries around the world are regulating plastic bags and their usage. Plastic bags have become such…

Freemantle Becomes “Plastic Bag Free City”

Freemantle Becomes “Plastic Bag Free City”

Freemantle, Western Australia, July 9, 2014 (PBBR) - The Strategic and General Services Committee of Freemantle has voted unanimously to adopt the Plastic Bag…

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Dallas, TX Adopts Citywide Fee On Plastic Bags

Dallas, TX Adopts Citywide Fee On Plastic Bags

161st U.S. Jurisdiction to Regulate Plastic Bags Dallas, Texas, March 26, 2014 (PBBR) - The Dallas City Council voted to regulate plastic bags at the regular Council Meeting…

England Sets 5p Fee For Plastic Bags

Breckenridge Passes Disposable Bag Fee

Northern Ireland Imposes Levy on Single Use Bags

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