Legislation

On Friday, an article on the Huffington Post revealed that the city of San Francisco, California -- already an eco-conscious city for its regulation of plastic grocery bags -- is currently looking...

Recently, Toronto Mayor Tom Ford has abolished the previous government's fee on plastic bags at supermarket checkouts, insisting that it was a tax on consumers that was unnecesary. While no...

A committee in the California Senate approved a bill today outlining a ban ban which would affect the distribution of plastic bags throughout the state. According to Plastics News, Assembly Bill...

Seattle has voted to implement a plastic bag ban, which is going into effect on the 1st of July, 2012. The ban encompasses bags distributed at supermarket checkouts, however it does not extend to...

Despite pressure from the United Kingdom's Prime Minister, David Cameron, the Treasury has blocked a recent attempt to impose a fee on plastic bags. They are thought to have done this due to...

The Scottish Government is currently discussing plans to institute a 5p bag tax for plastic carrier bags dispensed in stores, according to an article on the BBC yesterday. The article suggests...