24 May '12, 3pm

Los Angeles becomes the largest U.S. city to ban plastic bags #LosAngeles #plasticbagban

24 May 2012: Los Angeles Becomes Largest U.S. City to Ban Plastic Bags Los Angeles has become the largest U.S. city to impose a ban on plastic bags at supermarkets and other Facing the Dirty Truth About Recyclable Plastics The recyclable plastic bags you get at the green grocer are not biodegradable. But product life-cycle assessments, which are about to become more common, fail to consider whether those bags will break down in landfills or just end up as litter. READ THE e360 REPORT stores, a significant victory for environmental advocates seeking to keep plastic waste out of the region’s landfills and waterways. In a vote Wednesday, the City Council approved plans to phase out plastic bags at approximately 7,500 stores over the next 16 months. The council will conduct a four-month environmental review of the ban, after which larger stores would have six months to shift a...

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