Legislation

Decatur, GA Mulls Plastic Bag Ban

Plastic Bag Ban Report - April 17, 2011
The Environmental Sustainability Board of the City of Decatur, Georgia is trying to determine if they want to pursue an anti-bag tax or an outright ban on plastic carry-out bags. Home to 18,000 residents, Decatur, Georgia, is a very progressive small town and is located only a few miles from Atlanta, Georgia. Decatur is the [...]
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The Reusable Bag Urban Myth

Plastic Bag Ban Report - April 09, 2011
This is a Guest post from Doug Lober. If you would like to Guest post on Plastic Bag Ban Report, check out the guidelines here. When state legislatures began considering plastic bag bans in supermarkets, in order to slow the annual flow of billions of bags into landfills and waterways, streets and gutters, the “plastic [...]
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ACC Actions Respond To Montgomery County’s Proposed Bag Fee

Plastic Bag Ban Report - April 09, 2011
ACC Revs Up Local Action In a press release dated March 31st, the American Chemical Council (ACC) announced actions they were taking against Montgomery County, Maryland’s proposed fee on single-use bags An ACC group, Progressive Bag Affiliates, were going to be at a local food store in Rockville, Maryland. Rockville is the county seat of [...]
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Oregon’s Plastic Bag Ban Bill Causes Heavy Debate

Plastic Bag Ban Report - April 05, 2011
Both For and Against, Oregon’s plastic bag ban bill has stimulated high controversy. The bill, SB 536 is being considered by the state legislature in this session. SB 536 has brought to the battle: Republicans Democrats the plastic bag industry grocery organizations indirectly related groups and of course, environmentalists Starting with newspapers around the state, [...]
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Phillipines’ Legarda Files Total Plastic Bag Ban Act

Plastic Bag Ban Report - April 05, 2011
Sen. Loren Legarda has filed Senate Bill 2759, the Total Plastic Bag Ban Act of 2011 in the Phillipines. Sen. Legarda, a dedicated environmentalist, and currently Chairwoman of the Climate Change Oversight Committee of the Senate, has co-authored several laws on environmental protection. Sen. Legarda was a strong supporter for passage of the landmark legislation [...]
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Wales To Levy 5p Charge On Carrier Bags

Plastic Bag Ban Report - March 15, 2011
Starting October 1st, Wales will become the first country in the United Kingdom to levy a charge on single-use carrier bags. The charge is part of Wales’ efforts to dramatically reduce the number of carrier bags provided to shoppers. According to Environment Minister Jane Davidson, each household used an average of 273 carrier bags just [...]
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Austria Urges European Commission To Analyze Plastic Bag Issues

Plastic Bag Ban Report - March 15, 2011
At its meeting on March 14, the European Commission(EC) was asked by the Austria Delegation to consider measures that would regulate plastic carrier bags in all member countries. Italy, a member of the European Commission, instituted a ban this year on plastic carrier bags. The Austria Delegation pointed out that, under the rules of the [...]
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SAVE Urges Bag Ban For Village of Southampton, NY

Plastic Bag Ban Report - March 12, 2011
Southampton Advocates for our Village Environment (SAVE) is urging the Board of Trustees to ban single-use bags in the Village of Southampton. The Village of Southampton is located in Suffolk County, New York, USA, on the southern fork of Long Island. SAVE is the Village’s Environmental Committee. At the Southampton Village Trustees Meeting on March [...]
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Chestertown, Maryland, USA Plans Plastic Bag Ban

Plastic Bag Ban Report - March 10, 2011
Chestertown, Maryland Town Council voted March 7th to ban plastic bags. Located about a two-hour drive from Washington, DC, Chestertown is situated on the Chester River which flows into Chesapeake Bay. Chestertown is the County seat of Kent County. Kent County is surrounded almost entirely by water with the Chesapeake Bay to the west along [...]
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Plastic Bag Alternative EcoPopBox

Plastic Bag Ban Report - March 05, 2011
The detrimental effects of plastic bags on the environment have been documented numerous times by numerous organizations. Consequently, bans and fees on single-use plastic bags have been implemented in several cities and countries around the globe. It seems to be a sure fact that eventually plastic bags, as we know them, will be a thing [...]
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Santa Monica Reusable Bag Exchange

Plastic Bag Ban Report - March 05, 2011
The City of Santa Monica Office of Sustainability and the Environment (OSE) has created a reusable bag exchange called “Share A Bag” program. The City Council of Santa Monica, California, USA voted unanimously on January 25th to ban single-use bags. The Council approved the SINGLE-USE CARRYOUT BAG ORDINANCE on February 8, 2011. The Ordinance will [...]
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Plastic Bag Tax Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania General Assembly

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 27, 2011
Senator Daylin Leach, who represents the 17th Senatorial District of Pennsylvania, has introduced a bill in the General Assembly which would place a tax on plastic bags. Bill SB 590 Senator Leach’s bill, SB 590, would require all retailers in the state of Pennsylvania to charge a tax of two cents for every plastic bag [...]
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Northern Territory Australia Bans Plastic Bags

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 25, 2011
NT Parliament Passes Landmark Legislation In November 2010, Karl Hampton promised that the Northern Territory (NT) would be plastic bag free by mid-2011. On February 24th, that promise came true when the NT Parliament passed into law the Environmental Protection Bill 2010. The Northern Territory, with a population of just over 229,000 (1), is the [...]
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Home Town of Multi-Award Winning Film “Bag It” Bans Plastic Bags

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 21, 2011
Telluride, Colorado, USA, eliminates disposable plastic bags on March 1st. Well known as a ski resort, Telluride is also home to most of the people who created the movie “Bag It”.(1) “Bag It”, the multi-award winning film about plastic bags, which will be airing on National Public Television starting April 18th, was filmed in and [...]
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Update From Ian Thompson, SOS Ocean Racing, Australia

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 20, 2011
PBBR reported last year about Ian Thompson of Australia setting a world record for the Fastest Solo Circumnavigation of Australia. Before setting the world record, PBBR did a story about Ian. What does this have to do with plastic bag bans? Well, Ian set the record to bring attention to the problems that plastic bags [...]
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Massachusetts Bill Would Limit Disposable Carryout Bags

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 18, 2011
A bill that would restrict the type of bag handed out by retailers has been filed in the State of Massachusetts. State Rep. Frank I. Smizik. filed Bill H01159 on January 20th of this year. The bill would effectively eliminate the current disposable plastic bag in use at retailers across the state. The bill would [...]
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Washington State Has Two Plastic Bag Ban Bills Before The Legislature

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 18, 2011
The State of Washington, USA, has, not one, but two bills introduced in the 2011 Regular Session of the 62nd Legislature that would regulate plastic bags throughout the state. Does either bill stand a chance at passing? Will either of the two bills gain traction? As I’ve stated before, I am not a politician so [...]
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Oregon Legislature Ponders Plastic Bag Ban

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 10, 2011
Will the State of Oregon be the first state in the U.S. to pass a statewide plastic bag ban? If Senator Mark Hass has his way, it will be. Hass introduced Senate Bill 536 in the Senate on January 10th. If it passes, SB 536 will ban single-use plastic bags at the check-out stand throughout [...]
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Calabasas Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 02, 2011
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-282 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CALABASAS ADDING CHAPTER 8.17 TO THE CALABASAS MUNICIPAL CODE TO REGULATE THE USE OF PLASTIC CARRYOUT BAGS AND RECYCLABLE PAPER BAGS AND PROMOTE THE USE OF REUSABLE BAGS IN THE CITY OF CALABASAS THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CALABASAS DOES [...]
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Calabasas In Lockstep With Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance

Plastic Bag Ban Report - February 02, 2011
Like a marching army, plastic bag bans are being passed in numerous California cities with more on the way. Calabasas, California is the latest city to join the march. The City Council of the City of Calabasas voted unanimously to approve a proposed plastic bag ban ordinance. The vote took place during the Council’s meeting [...]
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