Articles tagged with: plastic bags

30 September 2014

California Governor signs law to ban plastic bags

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- (NBC News) California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Tuesday imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways. Se ...

15 April 2014

Ashland votes to ban plastic bags in grocery stores

Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- In a first reading and vote the council voted 5 to 1 in favor of a plastic shopping bag ban Tuesday night. Under the ordinance stores would no longer be able to provide plastic bags ...