London Green Group Urges a ‘Plastic-Bag-Free’ Olympics

London Green Group Urges a ‘Plastic-Bag-Free’ Olympics

No Single-Use Plastic Bags at Events | Plastic Bag Ban Report LONDON, UK, July 27, 2012 (ENS) – As the first day of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games dawns with the ringing of bells across Britain, the grassroots campaign group Greener upon Thames is calling on Olympic organizers, visitors, suppliers and sponsors to avoid the […]

Save Our Shores Educates Citizens About Santa Cruz Plastic Bag Ban

Save Our Shores Educates Citizens About Santa Cruz Plastic Bag Ban

February 26, 2012 — Save Our Shores, a marine conservation organization based in Santa Cruz, California, has scheduled several public events to educate citizens about the upcoming plastic bag ban. The Santa Cruz County Single-Use Bag Reduction Ordinance takes effect on March 20th. Educational events and free reusable bag give-aways are scheduled to take place: […]

Heal the Bay’s 4th Annual ‘A Day Without A Bag’

Heal the Bay’s 4th Annual ‘A Day Without A Bag’

To Be Held On December 16th, 2010, ‘A Day Without A Bag’ will bring early holiday presents to shoppers and provide an educational summit for policymakers.  Nearly 20,000 reusable bags will be given away at more than 80 locations. A unique coalition of major retailers, local governments and regional environmental groups has formed to organize […]

AB 1998 To Rise Again

AB 1998 To Rise Again

November 29th, 2010, in Sacramento, California, on the steps of the state capitol, a rally took place to highlight plastic bag bans across the state. The plastic bag ban rally was an historic event. Organized by Green Cities California and Clean Seas Coalition, the event was attended by Gov. Arnold Swarzenegger, Assemblywoman Julia Brownley, ChicoBag […]

Press Event To Highlight Plastic Bag Bans Across California

Press Event To Highlight Plastic Bag Bans Across California

I spoke with Ms. Carol Misseldine, Director of Green Cities California, on Friday and she told me about an upcoming news conference on Monday, November 29th, 2010. You definitely want to head to Sacramento for this event. Following is the information Ms. Misseldine sent to me about the event. Statewide Coalitions Join Forces to Support […]