09 Mar '12, 10am

Care2 Success! Austin Bans Plastic Grocery Bags | Care2 Causes

Care2 Success! Austin Bans Plastic Grocery Bags | Care2 Causes

During the past several months, over 3,000 Care2 activists have signed our petition asking the city of Austin to ban single-use plastic bags. And it worked! On March 6, the city of Austin, Texas, joined several other cities around the world in banning single-use plastic bags . From CBS7 : Austin City Council passed one of the broadest bag bans in the country, now, the city must determine the penalties for refusing to comply with the law. According to the Austin American-Statesman reports that the law will go into affect March 2013. The law will prohibit retailers from offering single use paper, and plastic bags at retail checkout counters. Although more than two dozen U.S. cities have bag laws, Austin is the first large city in Texas to pass the bag ban. There are many reasons to ban plastic bags, including the fact that they are made from petroleum and take a very long ti...

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