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New Jersey Bill Would Require Disposable Bag Study

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Trenton, NJ, April 22, 2013 (PBBR) – A bill filed in the New Jersey State Legislature would require the New Jersey Department of Environmental Quality to conduct a study of disposable bags. The bill was filed by Assemblywoman Linda Stender and Assemblyman Albert Coutinho. The bill was filed in the…

Jersey City Takes First Steps To Ban Plastic Bags

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The city of Jersey City, New Jersey has taken the first step to ban stores from using plastic checkout bags. At the regular scheduled meeting on October 25, Jersey City City Council had the First Reading of Ord. 10-140. This Ordinance would amend the Jersey City code to: 1) Require…

New Jersey Teens Make Public Service Video For Reusable Bags

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Students at Absegami High School in Galloway, NJ, USA have created a video public service announcement promoting the use of reusable bags instead of plastic bags. The students hope the video will be shown on the local access channel, Channel 2. Absegami High School media teacher, Mike Piotrowski has been…