Environmental groups are calling on New York State to strengthen rules for a plastic bag ban set to go into effect March 1st. [ more › ]
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The men were caught with around 500 bags while selling plums, passion fruits and sugarcane in Nairobi and have been hauled to court today.
Plastic carryout bags would essentially be a thing of the past in Maryland if a bill in the General Assembly gathers enough lawmakers’ votes. The bill would ban plastic carryout bags at the “point of sale” next year in July, require stores to charge customers a 10 cent fee per “durable” carryout
Gradual phaseout will begin in March as part of government plan to outlaw all single-use bags by 2021
The city of Somerville's ban on the use of plastic straws and stirrers in food and retail establishments goes into effect Sunday.
U.S. consumers go through billions of plastic straws and bags each year, and many of those items end up harming wildlife when they're thrown out. Some legislators say it's time to take action.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York retailers have begun giving up single-use plastic bags as the state prepares for the March 1 implementation of a ban aimed at reducing pollution, but many of those who support a move away from plastic worry the new law doesn’t go far enough. The law bars many types
The men may face a jail sentence or fines of up to $40,000 under the country's strict laws.
At the beginning of the year, a new Oregon law went into effect that banned plastic shopping bags. But one local woman has a plan to help the environment that’s ahead of the curve.
More companies and governments are trying to cut down on single-use plastics. But there are also some easy steps individuals can incorporate into their daily lives, beyond just reusable bags.
New Yorkers use 23 billion plastic bags a year. That's about to change. [ more › ]