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Plastic Bags and the Recycling and Reuse Scam

Plastic Bags and the Recycling and Reuse Scam

    By Edward Ring Back in 2014, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 207, which banned grocery stores from offering customers “single use” carryout bags. Permanent implementation was delayed by a November 2016 voter referendum, Prop. 67, that unsuccessfully attempted to repeal the measure. Today it is well established law. The only way SB 207 was sold […]

Don’t ban plastic bags!

Don’t ban plastic bags!

  by Hal Shurtlef Like dozen towns and cities in Massachusetts and other states, Boston recently enacted a ban on plastic shopping bags. It went into effect December 14, 2018. It was a relatively easy vote, because “evil” plastic bags have received extensive bad press that generally ignores important facts. The same holds true in […]