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La Plastic Bag Ban

LA Becomes Largest U.S. City To Implement Plastic Bag Ban

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 03.05.2014 | Los Angeles

A rack of cream-colored canvas bags greeted shoppers Thursday at the checkout line at North Hollywood's Fresh & Easy, a reminder of the city's new pla...


AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles became the biggest city in the country to ban free plastic bags in grocery stores following a city council vote Tuesday. T...

L.A. Bans Plastic Bags, Misses Larger Point

Gernot Wagner | Posted 08.08.2012 | Green
Gernot Wagner

The L.A. ban effectively puts an infinite price on plastic bags. Disposable plastic bags have real costs. Ask any seagull. But infinity seems like a high price to pay.

Is The Plastic Bag Headed For The Trash Heap Of History?

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 07.31.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Ah, the little plastic grocery bag, we hardly got to know you. Although it seems as if the single-use grocery bag, as it's formal...

'Our Dogs Will Poop Directly Into Our Purses'

Posted 07.26.2012 | Los Angeles

"How can the most plastic city in America turn its back on plastic bags?" That's the question comedian Jimmy Kimmel asked on his show Thursday night a...

Plastic Bags BANNED In Parts Of LA County

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Parts of Los Angeles County have joined other California communities in banning stores from using single-use plastic bags. County...

LA Plastic Bag Ban: Disposable Bags Outlawed By 2010

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles shoppers soon won't hear the question, "Paper or plastic?" at the checkout line. The City Council voted Tuesday to ba...