Eau Claire Council Passes 4-Phase Disposable Bag Reduction Plan

Five-Year Reduction Plan Eau Claire, Wisconsin, March 5, 2014 (PBBR) – On February 11, 2014, at a regular meeting, the City Council of Eau Claire, Wisconsin accepted the report from the Sustainable Bag Committee. The Council then adopted a resolution based upon the Committee’s findings and recommendations. The Council’s Resolution sets in motion a 4-Phase […]

Eau Claire, WI Study on Disposable Bags

Eau Claire, WI Study on Disposable Bags

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Nov. 8, 2013 (PBBR) – On March 12 of this year, the City Council of Eau Claire, Wisconsin created the Sustainable Bag Committee (SBC). The purpose of this committee is to explore the various avenues to reduce the use of plastic and paper bags while promoting the use of reusable bags. (log […]

Madison, WI Studying Plastic Bag Ban

Madison, WI Studying Plastic Bag Ban

Madison, Wisconsin, August 25, 2013 (PBBR) – The city of Madison, Wisconsin could have plastic bag regulations in their future. Just over one month ago on July 16th, the city’s Common Council passed a resolution authorizing City Staff to prepare a report on the feasibility of banning plastic shopping bags. The resolution was referred to […]