All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘plastic bags’

NYC Grocery Bag Fees Will Charge Ten Cents for Paper and Plastic

The New York City Council introduced a bill today that will require a ten cent fee for all grocery bags, both paper and plastic. “Plastic bags are a problem. Our goal has to be to reduce the use of plastic bags. There are a lot of different ways to do that,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, according to …

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Plastic-Bag Ban Starts In Los Angeles

On Wednesday, January 8, large grocery stores in Los Angeles will stop providing disposable plastic bags to customers. The Los Angeles City Council passed a new law in June that prohibits grocery stores from providing the plastic bags that many customers have grown accustomed to. The council cited the reasoning behind the new law as concerns for the fish and …

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Reusable Grocery Bags are Filthy Garbage

It’s a great trend, many people are choosing to buy reusable grocery bags rather than continuing to litter our landfills with thousands and thousands of paper and plastic shopping bags. It has also probably saved the stores involved thousands of dollars, but some recent research studies have found a big issue with the reusable bag trend. Basically a lot of …

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