PBBR Celebrates 5 Years with New Site

PBBR Celebrates 5 Years with New Site

Columbus, GA, Jan 24, 2015 (PBBR) – On January 6, Plastic Bag Ban Report (PBBR) celebrated its 5-year anniversary. Five years of reporting on plastic bag bans across the globe. Along the way, more than 530 reports have been published making us the #1 reference site on the web for plastic bag bans.  As our […]

Plastic Bag Ban Calendar

Plastic Bag Ban Calendar

Plastic Bag Ban Report just published a 2015 calendar which list all plastic bag bans and regulations due to take effect in 2015. A handy desk calendar, plastic bag bans are listed by month. An easy reference, the 2015 Plastic Bag Ban Calendar allows retailers and others to be able to plan ahead. The Calendar […]

U.S. Plastic Bag Bans Now 178 and Counting

U.S. Plastic Bag Bans Now 178 and Counting

Columbus, Georgia, August 1, 2014 (PBBR) – As of this writing, there are now 178 jurisdictions across the U.S. that have adopted some type of plastic bag regulation. And, there are at least two dozen more that are considering some type of legislation. In California, many cities are trying to get an ordinance adopted before […]

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 today. The Council did not ban plastic bags. Instead, they voted to place a five cents environmental fee on any plastic or paper bag issued by a […]

List of Plastic Bag Bans Published

U.S. Jurisdictions March 25, 2014 (PBBR) – Plastic Bag Ban Report has published a list of plastic bag bans after numerous requests. The list contains all plastic bag bans passed into law across the United States. Included on the list are the jurisdictions that have passed “fee only” regulations. “Many hours of research and verification […]

PBBR Revises Advertising Rates for 2014

PBBR Revises Advertising Rates for  2014

Columbus, GA – Ted Duboise, Publisher of Plastic Bag Ban Report (PBBR) announced today that advertising rates for the publication have been revised.  Effective December 1st, advertising rates for the year of 2014 have been adjusted to better reflect a value commitment. “We looked at the industry, other publications, and the penetration that we have […]

England Sets 5p Fee For Plastic Bags

England Sets 5p Fee For Plastic Bags

England, September 14, 2013 (PBBR) – Deputy Prime Minister and Lord President of the Council, the Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, along with Lord de Mauley, announced on September 14 that a five pence mandatory charge for single-use carrier bags will be introduced from Autumn 2015. Read the full story. Log In or Register for […]

Plastic Bags Transformed With Nanotechnological Recycling

Plastic Bags Transformed With Nanotechnological Recycling

ADELAIDE, Australia, September 27, 2013 (ENS) – University of Adelaide nanotechnology researchers have developed a process for turning waste plastic bags into a high-tech nano-material with multiple uses. The innovative technology uses plastic grocery bags to make carbon nanotube membranes. These sophisticated and expensive materials have a variety of potential advanced applications, including filtration, sensing, […]

Breckenridge Passes Disposable Bag Fee

Breckenridge Passes Disposable Bag Fee

Promote Reusable Bags Breckenridge, CO July 25, 2013 (PBBR) – The Town of Breckenridge passed the Disposable Bag Fee on April 9th of this year. The ordinance takes effect on October 1, 2013. Mark Truckey, Assistant Director of Community Development for the town of Breckenridge, took time to meet with me in his office and […]

Heartland Cities Consider Plastic Bag Bans

Heartland Cities Consider Plastic Bag Bans

Laredo, TX, July 13, 2013 (PBBR) – We have come to expect cities along coastal areas in California, Oregon, Washington and the East Coast to consider banning retailers from providing plastic bags to customers. However, there is now more movement in heartland cities to ban plastic bags and promote the use of reusable bags. Currently […]

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