SeaWorld Parks Eliminates Plastic Bags

SeaWorld Parks Eliminates Plastic Bags

Largest Theme Park Operator to Ban Plastic Bags | Plastic Bag Ban Report Orlando, Fla. (April 25, 2012) – Paper or plastic? Soon there will be just one choice at the 10 theme parks of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment — paper — as the company eliminates plastic shopping bags within the next year. SeaWorld Parks […]

Illinois Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Act

Illinois Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Act

Plastic Bag Regulation by Producer Responsibility | Plastic Bag Ban Report A bill in the Illinois State Legislature this session, if passed, would create the Illinois Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Act. If the bill becomes law, plastic bag manufacturers would have to meet several requirements in order to do business in the state of […]

Turning Green Plants Into Greener Plastics

Turning Green Plants Into Greener Plastics

Green Plastics | Plastic Bag Ban Report NEWARK, Delaware, May 3, 2012 (ENS) – A team of chemical engineers has discovered a new way to make plastic bottles and food packaging from plants rather than from petroleum. Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Delaware announced Monday that they have developed […]

Massachusetts’ Plastic Bag Reduction Act

Massachusetts’ Plastic Bag Reduction Act

Massachusetts’ Plastic Bag Reduction Act | Plastic Bag Ban Report Sponsored by State Representative Lori A. Ehrlich from Marblehead, Bill H.1990 would require all retailers to provide compostable bags at checkout. If passed, the law would not prohibit retailers from giving bags to customers, but would eliminate non-biodegradable plastic bags and require retailers to use […]

Plastic Bottles Banned At Saguaro National Park

Plastic Bottles Banned At Saguaro National Park

15% of Park’s Total Waste Stream March 21st, 2012 – The U.S. National Park Service announced today that it is eliminating disposable plastic bottles in another of its National Parks. On February 6th, 2012, Grand Canyon National Park eliminated the sale of water in disposable plastic bottles. Today, Saguaro National Park joined a growing number […]

Students Join Plastic Bag Free Village Campaign

Students Join Plastic Bag Free Village Campaign

Editor’s Note:  This was so good, I had to share it.  Teaching students at an early age about plastic pollution is so important! >> Republished from Weedon Bec Parish Council Plastic Bag Free Village News:  School Pupils join the campaign Emilys poster Pupils at Weedon Bec Primary School have been busy learning about the Plastic […]

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