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Chicago Plastic Bag Ban

Another Major City Bans Plastic Shopping Bags

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green

Chicago has become the latest U.S. city to approve a ban on plastic shopping bags. The City Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of a partial plas...

This Major City Could Be Next To Ban Plastic Bags

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green

The lead proponent of a proposal to ban plastic bags in Chicago says he has enough support for his legislation to become law. Alderman Proco "Joe" ...

Chicago Considering Plastic Bag Ban

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago City Council on Tuesday morning heard testimony on a proposed citywide ban on plastic bags in stores, an ordinance not expected to gain tr...

City Council Agenda: Marijuana, Plastic Bags, Homeless Rides & More

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 01.02.2012 | Chicago

It was a busy City Council meeting for Chicago aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wednesday. The agenda included everything from talk of a plastic bag ba...

Joseph Erbentraut

Should Chicago Ban Plastic Bags? | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.21.2011 | Chicago

Though they are often as ubiquitous in the city as stop signs or parking meters, plastic bags have become the target of one Chicago alderman's quest t...