Rhode Island Considers Bill to Ban Plastic Bags

Rhode Island Considers Bill to Ban Plastic Bags

Providence, RI, STATE HOUSE, April 4, 2013 – Environment Rhode Island yesterday presented lawmakers with more than 7,300 signatures on a petition in support of legislation sponsored by Rep. Maria Cimini and Sen. Donna M. Nesselbush to ban plastic bags at store checkouts in Rhode Island.Rhode Island should be among the leaders in the movement […]

Rhode Island’s First Plastic Bag Ban

Rhode Island’s First Plastic Bag Ban

Barrington Sets The Stage For Other R.I. Cities Oct. 3, 2012 (PBBR) – The Town Council of the Town of Barrington, Rhode Island has adopted the first plastic bag ban in the State of Rhode Island. Councilor Weymouth said there were other cities just waiting for Barrington to set the stage. At the Council’s regular […]

Barrington, Rhode Island May Ban Plastic Bags

Barrington, Rhode Island May Ban Plastic Bags

State’s First Plastic Bag Ban | Plastic Bag Ban Report Barrington, Rhode Island, July 30, 2012 (PBBR) – Tonight, the Barrington Town Council will discuss and act on a Plastic Bag Reduction Initiative. Joseph Roberts of the town’s Conservation Commission studied the issue of plastic bags in Barrington and drafted the ordinance. He will present […]