30 Sep '14, 5pm

It's in the bag: California ban on single-use plastic bags is a win for oceans

It's in the bag: California ban on single-use plastic bags is a win for oceans

Today we’re toasting healthier oceans and Governor Brown’s leadership in signing a landmark law to help keep the estimated 13 billion single-use plastic bags used in California every year from polluting our waters and lands. Building on the action taken by more than 100 local communities in the state, State Senator Alex Padilla authored SB 270 to ban single-use plastic bags from distribution by major retailers. He did an outstanding job of building a broad coalition of support. The Senator himself said it well: “A throw-away society is not sustainable. With SB 270 we have an opportunity to greatly reduce the flow of billions of single-use plastic bags that are discarded throughout our state. This is good for California and reflects our values as a state that cares about the environment, sea life and wildlife.” For ocean lovers like me, the enactment of this statewide ban i...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kgarrison/its_in_the_ba...

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