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