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Chicago, the nation’s third largest city, has become the latest U.S. city to approve a ban on plastic shopping bags. The City Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of a partial plastic bag ban in Chicago. The proposal passed with a vote of 36-10. The new ordinance will first go into effect in August 2015, when […]

May 5th, 2014

In California Cities and Counties have been implementing plastic bag bans.  Along with that come lawsuits. Recently, San Francisco’s bag ordinance won its latest and final legal battle when the California Supreme Court unanimously rejected a petition to review a Court of Appeals ruling.  The appellate ruling in December affirmed a lower court ruling that […]

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