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Los Angeles County Supervisors Make Plastic Bag History After State Legislators Fail to Regulate

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Californians deserve better than wasted tax dollars used to clean up plastic waste and higher grocery costs that cover the "free" single use bags.

California Drops the Ball on Plastic Bag Ban

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Why is it that the average American hasn't yet come to associate single-use plastic bags with the terrible environmental and economic toll these bags exact?

Plastic Bag Monsters Kill Journalist and Crew

Ben Zolno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Zolno

As this journalist tried to warn us, we're all being eaten alive. Sadly, only our governments can save us. Yikes.

Lawmaker Blasts Plastics Trade Association for Falsities

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The author of the Single-Use Bag Reduction Act delivered a blistering expose of the false figures being used by the plastics industry trade association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), to oppose her bill.

25-Foot Turtle Stumps for Plastic Bag Ban

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

If The Single-Use Bag Reduction Act passed, California would be the first state in America to prohibit single-use plastic bags in grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies.

WATCH: 'The Majestic Plastic Bag' -- Hilarious Nature Mockumentary With Jeremy Irons

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the California Senate preparing to vote on AB 1998 -- a bill that would ban plastic bags statewide -- Heal the Bay has released a hilarious mocku...

Don't Feed Plastic Bag Monsters: Pass California Ban

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Collectively, Californians use 19 billion single-use plastic bags annually. Used but briefly, these bags have long-term consequences for California.

Actresses Lobby to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

Marshall Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Marshall Wright

On Tuesday, actresses Rosario Dawson, Amy Smart, and Rachelle Lefevre joined Environment California's legislative director at the state capitol.