Legislation

A new "eco-tax" set to take effect in Sofia, Bulgaria on October 1st has incurred a protest by bag manufacturers, who claim that the new tax will destroy their businesses. Accrording to...

In an article on the Daily Mail Online this weekend, it was announced that the UK Liberal Democratic conference which sought to impose a ban on plastic bags has concluded, and that the final step...

According to an article posted on the Daily Mail today, a recent UK poll shows that shoppers are willing to pay a 5 pence levy on single-use plastic bags at the supermarket, and that if such a...

An article on RIA Novosti recently has addressed the battle against plastic bags that America is currently engaged in, and discusses the fact that plastic bags have effectively become a symbol of...

Last week, California Superior Court Judge Teri Jackson upheld the ordinance San Francisco recently passed which banned most retail locations in the city from distributing plastic bags. The ruling...

An article posted yesterday on the Environment News Service reports that India's capital city has passed new, strict regulations that make selling, storing, and manufacturing plastic bags an...