24 May '12, 5pm

Historic News as L.A. Bans Plastic Bags in Stores via @ecorazzi

Historic News as L.A. Bans Plastic Bags in Stores via @ecorazzi

Historic News as L.A. Bans Plastic Bags in Stores 0 Tweet by Crystal Wiltshire May 24, 2012 Categories: Causes , Environment Tags: ian somerhalder , rosario dawson . Los Angeles has made history by becoming the largest city in the U. S. to approve a ban on plastic bags at supermarket checkout lines. This comes as a huge victory to environmentalists who have fought hard for this advancement and will be a game changer for how L. A. residents shop. The City Council voted 13 to 1 to phase out plastic bags over the next 16 months at an estimated 7,500 stores, meaning shoppers will need to bring reusable bags or purchase paper bags for 10 cents each. A long time in the making, this ban is the result of years of campaigning by clean-water advocates who said it would reduce the amount of trash in landfills, as well as in the region’s waterways and the ocean. They estimate that Cal...

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