Help us defeat plastic bag bans and taxes across the country.
San Jose Mercury News – As general manager of Crown Poly, a California plastic bag manufacturer, I found a recent op-ed by Sen. Kevin de León ("Plastic bag ban need not destroy jobs," Nov. 21) confusing. De León suggests a policy goal of banning plastic bags while protecting California manufacturing jobs. These two goals are in direct conflict. More »
The Durango Herald – Durango voters Tuesday repealed a City Council ordinance that would have charged shoppers 10 cents for each disposable bag they carry away from grocery stores. The fee was intended to encourage shoppers to bring reusable bags, but it was seen by opponents as nanny-state meddling. More »
Despite the facts, plastic bags have gotten a bad rap. Here's the truth about your plastic bags and why they are the right choice for the environment, your wallet and your community.