30 Aug '14, 6am

VICTORY: Single-use plastic bags are now BANNED in Calif! #sb270 #CAbagban

VICTORY: Single-use plastic bags are now BANNED in Calif! #sb270 #CAbagban

Heal the Bay bagged a huge win late Friday night when the California Senate approved SB 270 -- a ban on the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags at major retailers throughout the state. Now we're just waiting for the bill to make its way to Governor Brown's desk for ratification. This would make us the first state in the nation to impose a statewide bag ban! Our office is celebrating this Labor Day weekend because we’ve been working hard on this issue for seven long years! With 13 billion bags handed out each year in California, these “urban” tumbleweeds create mountains of waste, choke our waterways, and cost taxpayers millions of dollars to clean up. To combat this madness, our science-and-policy team played the lead role in drafting and enacting bag bans in the city and county of Los Angeles. These earlier ordinances served as a model for the statewide bill ...

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California Bans Plastic Bags via @ecowatch

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