Long Island’s East End Gaines 2 New Bans

Long Island’s East End Gaines 2 New Bans

The East End of Long Island has been talking plastic bag bans for quite awhile. Recently, two more towns passed plastic bag legislation. The towns of Southampton and East Hampton adopted plastic bag bans in December of last year. Both bans will take effect in 2015. Read the full story by Erica Cirino: Two Long […]

Laguna Beach, California Bans Plastic Bags

Laguna Beach, California Bans Plastic Bags

March 7, 2012 – In February, the City of Laguna Beach, California passed the Disposable Bag Reduction ordinance. Single-use plastic carry-out bags were banned completely and a ten cent charge was placed on each recycled paper carry-out bag issued to a customer. The ordinance affects all retailers and will go into full force on January […]

Keeping An Eye On Plastic Bags

Keeping An Eye On Plastic Bags

Plastic Bag Ban Report (PBBR) was started on January 6th, 2010. The mission was to report on plastic bag bans across the globe. We saw the regulation of plastic bags as a growing legislative issue with many city leaders and other environmentalist. As more news and scientific studies of how plastic affects marine life and […]

Bans by State

Bans by State

Plastic Bag Ban Report publishes news from around the globe on plastic bag bans. We also list plastic bag legislation by U.S. State. Scroll the list below and click on the state. Use Google Translate to put the news in your language. United States Alaska California Colorado Connecticut Hawaii Illinois Maine Maryland Massachusetts New Mexico […]

Mexico City Bans Free Plastic Bags

Mexico City Bans Free Plastic Bags

The second largest metropolis in the western hemisphere has banned retail establishments from donating plastic bags to shoppers. Mexico City, on Tuesday August 17, 2010, declared that effective Thursday, August 19, 2010, the application of sanctions for firms supplying plastic bags for free would be in force. Leticia Bonifaz Alfonso, Legal Adviser of the Federal […]