06 Sep '11, 5am

Plastic Bags Outlawed In Santa Monica | Care2 Causes

Plastic Bags Outlawed In Santa Monica | Care2 Causes

It’s official. No more single-use plastic bags in Santa Monica, California. The ban on plastic bags that was passed by the City Council in January took effect last Thursday, September 1 . 26 Million Plastic Bags Each Year In Santa Monica According to city officials , 26 million plastic bags get used each year in Santa Monica alone, contributing not only to the city’s carbon footprint, but to the bags that foul up local beaches and devastate marine life. It wouldn’t be a problem if more people recycled them, but according to the Los Angeles Times , less than 5 percent of L.A. County shoppers actually recycle their bags. All the rest get thrown out. The ban will significantly reduce that wastage by cutting single-use plastic bags out of grocery stores, convenience stores, liquor stores, pharmacies and mini-mart, and restricting them in other places, including the various Far...

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