PBBR Celebrates 5 Years with New Site

PBBR Celebrates 5 Years with New Site

Update: This site has been removed. Limited time did not permit operating this 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 […]

Voters in Newport, Oregon Reject Plastic Bag Ban

Voters in Newport, Oregon Reject Plastic Bag Ban

NEWPORT, Oregon, May 28, 2013 (ENS) – Voters in the Oregon coast city of Newport have defeated a ballot measure that would have forbidden retail stores to distribute single-use plastic bags and required them to charge a fee for paper bags. The Paper & Plastic Bag Use Regulation measure was narrowly defeated on the May […]

April Sees 16 Plastic Bag Bans Take Effect

April Sees 16 Plastic Bag Bans Take Effect

March 12, 2013, Plastic Bag Ban Report – The month of April should be named “Environment Month”.  Along with Earth Day on April 22nd, 16 plastic bag bans take effect this month in the U.S. and one in Northern Ireland and Pakistan. Northern Ireland will levy a five pence charge on carrier bags beginning April […]

March Sees Four Plastic Bag Bans Take Effect

March Sees Four Plastic Bag Bans Take Effect

Bans Passed In 2012 Feb. 8, 2013 (PBBR) – In the month of March, four plastic bag bans will take effect. The bans were passed in 2012 and municipalities will start to enforce the ordinances. Austin, Texas Austin, Texas will probably be the most watched. Austin is the state’s capital with a population of almost […]

Plastic Bag Ban Map of Philippines

Plastic Bag Ban Map of Philippines

See each city plotted on map of Philippines. Tingnan ang Plastic Ban Map sa mas malaking mapa  See Plastic Ban Map in a larger map by clicking highlighted link.The larger map also list all cities with a plastic bag ban including Pasay City, Albay Province, and Las Pinas. This map Copyright © Google. Cover photo: […]

NCPA: Plastic Bag Bans Cause Unintended Consequences

NCPA: Plastic Bag Bans Cause Unintended Consequences

Aug. 28, 2012 (PBBR) – The National Center for Policy Analysis, based in Dallas, TX and Washington, DC., is a public policy research organization that develops and promotes private alternatives to government regulation and control. On July 24, 2012, National Center for Policy Analysis posted a video of Senior Fellow Sterling Burnett discussing the unintended […]

Illinois Governor Nixes Ban of Plastic Bag Bans

Illinois Governor Nixes Ban of Plastic Bag Bans

Chicago, Illinois, Aug. 26, 2012 – PlasticBagBanReport.com – With only five days left before the bill became law, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn vetoed the bill SB 3442 which would have banned plastic bag bans. Known as the Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Act, Bill SB3442 was passed by both the House and Senate in the […]

Plastic Bag Bans Hurt Economy?

Plastic Bag Bans Hurt Economy?

Aug. 20, 2012, (PBBR) – Does plastic bag bans hurt the area’s economy?  In January, 2010, Washington, D.C. instituted a five cent fee on plastic bags provided by retailers at check-out. Los Angeles County, California passed legislation banning single-use plastic bags on Nov. 16, 2010. What economic effect did those two pieces of legislation have […]

Environmental Community Misinformed?

Environmental Community Misinformed?

Mark Daniels, Vice President of Sustainability and Environmental Policy at Hilex Poly Co. LLC., talks about plastic bag bans. “There are a lot of things that are misinformed from the environmental community,” states Daniels. In an exclusive interview by Breitbart News at the Red State Gathering 2012 conference in Jacksonville, Florida, Daniels says that plastic […]