DC Plastic Bag Ban Bill

DC Plastic Bag Ban Bill

A BILL ______ IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA _____________ Councilmember Tommy Wells, Vincent C. Gray, Mary M. Cheh, Kwame R. Brown, Marion  Barry, Yvette Alexander, Harry Thomas, Jr., Michael A. Brown, David A. Catania, Jack  Evans, Phil Mendelson, and Muriel Bowser introduced the following bill, which was referred to the Committee on […]

Save The Plastic Bag.com

Save The Plastic Bag.com

SaveThePlasticBag.com is an interesting website.  Unabashed about their stance for plastic bags, they give facts about the facts that are being taunted in most arguments to ban the single use plastic bag. They are also the organization that files suit against municipalities considering plastic bag ban ordinances.  After reading their successes posted on their website, […]

Florida Considers Bag Ban

According to a report from Tallahassee.com (Read Article) dated Dec.31, 2009, the State of Florida is considering a plastic bag ban.  According to the website of the Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP), the agency is considering the regulation of recyclable materials.  Recyclable materials is spelled out as auxiliary containers, wrappings, or disposable plastic bags […]

Brownsville Bans Plastic Bags

Brownsville Bans Plastic Bags

Brownsville, TX, Jan. 6, 2010 – Last night the City Commission of Brownsville, Texas passed an ordinance banning single use plastic bags by retailers.  The Ordinance prohibiting the use of plastic bags in the City of Brownsville was added to the LITTER section of the city’s Code of Ordinances.  It was originally discussed on Dec. […]

Brownsville Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance

ORDINANCE NUMBER 2009-911-E AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 46, ARTICLE II LITTER OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, BY ADDING NEW SECTIONS 46-47 THRU 46-52 PROHIBITING THE USE OF PLASTIC BAGS IN THE CITY OF BROWNSVILLE, CREATING AN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, AND ORDAINING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER. WHEREAS, the City of Brownsville has a […]

The Plastic Bag Ban Report

The Plastic Bag Wars Plastic bag pollution has become a hot topic. We’ve all heard about how plastic bags pollute oceans, rivers, and eventually our food supply. Yes, even the food we eat. There are reported facts about how bad that plastic bags are for the environment and the ocean. Is there scientific evidence to […]

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