All posts tagged "plastic bags"

  • Irma Salazar,  of Santa Ana, Calif., loads plastic grocery bags into her car, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 in Santa Ana, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation on Tuesday imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
    California becomes the first state to ban plastic grocery bags

    LOS ANGELES  (CNS) – California became the first state in the nation to ban plastic grocery bags today when Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation authored by a pair of Southland legislators that will prohibit large stores from using the sacks...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Heal the Bay CEO Ruskin Hartley speaks at a press conference on L.A.'s plastic bag ban at city hall Monday. (Park Sang-hyuk / The Korea Times)
    L.A. plastic bag ban expands to smaller stores

    (CNS) – Los Angeles’ ban on plastic grocery bags will expand to smaller grocery stores starting Tuesday. The single-use plastic bag ban went into effect in January for supermarkets such as Ralphs and Vons, drug stores like CVS, Rite...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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