September 30, 2014

It’s official: California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation for the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at supermarkets, drug stores and select other retail outlets.

June 8, 2012

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

September 7, 2010

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

September 24, 2008

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

May 13, 2008

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