Californians deserve better than wasted tax dollars used to clean up plastic waste and higher grocery costs that cover the "free" single use bags.
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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?
As this journalist tried to warn us, we're all being eaten alive. Sadly, only our governments can save us. Yikes.
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.
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.
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...
Collectively, Californians use 19 billion single-use plastic bags annually. Used but briefly, these bags have long-term consequences for California.
On Tuesday, actresses Rosario Dawson, Amy Smart, and Rachelle Lefevre joined Environment California's legislative director at the state capitol.
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