Content about Plastic bag

June 21, 2013

Los Angeles is on the fast track to becoming the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on “single-use” plastic bags after the City Council passed a resolution barring their use in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer, which would include Target and Walmart, that sells groceries.

November 16, 2012

The city council of Portland, Ore., voted to expand the city's one-year old plastic bag ban, voting 5-0 to phase out plastic checkout bags at an estimated 5,000 restaurants and retailers.

June 8, 2012

Toronto has become the first major city in Canada to ban the use of plastic shopping bags.

May 29, 2012

The Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to ban plastic bags at supermarket checkouts, becoming the largest city in the nation to approve such a law.

February 8, 2012

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a proposal to expand the city’s bag on plastic bags from grocery stores and pharmacies to all retailers, including restaurants.

September 7, 2010

California lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have been the first statewide ban on...

July 12, 2010

Army & Air Force Exchange Service announced Tuesday that it is encouraging shoppers to use...

March 23, 2010

Kohl’s Department Stores has received a Gold Achievement Award for Green Purchasing from the U.S....

October 18, 2009

Target announced Monday that it plans to give customers a 5-cent discount for every reusable...

January 18, 2009

H.E. Butt Grocery Co. is backing a new piece of legislation in Texas that would...

September 24, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to slash its global plastic shopping-bag waste by 33% over the...

July 6, 2008

Jewel-Osco announced that it has surpassed the sale of 1 million green reusable shopping bags....

May 31, 2008

The California State Assembly on Wednesday narrowly approved a bill would make California the first...

May 13, 2008

Grocery stores in Manitoba, Canada are ordering millions fewer plastic grocery bags as more consumers...

April 9, 2008

IKEA said it would no longer offer plastic bags or paper bags in its U.S....

January 31, 2008

Whole Foods Market has stopped offering plastic grocery bags to customers at its two stores...

January 23, 2008

Beaumont, Texas, H-E-B...

January 21, 2008

Austin, Texas, Whole...

November 20, 2007

New Jersey would...

October 11, 2007

Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart...

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