Los Angeles Update: Restaurants and retail shops are exempt from the LA bag ban. The Los Angeles Bag Ban on single use disposable bags will take effect on Jan. 1, 2014, at grocery stores and pharmacies. Los Angeles City Bag Ban targets the t-shirt style plastic bags offered at grocery stores and pharmacies.  Are all […]

Bag regulations are in full foliage this fall.  And the state of California is still leading the way.  Beginning Oct. 1, restaurants in San Francisco are restricted from handing out single-use plastic bags for take-out and delivery.  They are required to switch to compostable plastic, paper or reusable bags.  The San Francisco ordinance was expanded […]

According to a press release from Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, legal action filed by a plastics manufacturer against the county’s plastic bag ban has been dismissed. The lawsuit filed by a group that included South Carolina plastic-manufacturer Hilex-Poly argued that the bag ban violates state Proposition 26—a proposition which prevents a tax from […]

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