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Bag the Ban Rally

Bag the Ban Rally

Employees from the plastic bag manufacturing and recycling industry rallied at the Sacramento Capitol to oppose California's proposed SB 270, a bill that will ban plastic grocery bags and charge a fee for paper bags and thicker plastic bags at checkout.

Say No to the Sacramento Scam

Say No to the Sacramento Scam

Help put an end to the Sacramento bag ban scam. Say NO to SB 270.

The Sacramento Clown Show

The Sacramento Clown Show

Some politicians want to allow grocers to charge you a fee for paper and thicker plastic grocery bags, while banning 100% recyclable plastic bags that are actually better for the environment.

Senator Padilla - Don’t Kill Our Jobs

Senator Padilla - Don’t Kill Our Jobs

Senator Padilla - your cash grab bill, SB270, will kill 2,000 California jobs while giving billions back to powerful special interests.

The Sacramento Scam

The Sacramento Scam

The problem with Sacramento? Politicians who put powerful special interests before working families.

Elicia Ortiz: Bag bans hurt working families

Elicia Ortiz: Bag bans hurt working families

Elicia Ortiz, an employee at Crown Poly, explains why her job is at risk because of plastic bag bans like SB 270, which threatens over 2,000 jobs in California.

How Bag Ban Kills Jobs and Might Make You Sick

How Bag Ban Kills Jobs and Might Make You Sick

Alexis Garcia from Cal Watchdog interviews John Phillips about how plastic bag bans are killing American jobs and spreading dangerous bacteria.

The Truth About Plastic Bags

The Truth About Plastic Bags

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.

California: The Inconvenient Truth Behind Banning Plastic Bags

California: The Inconvenient Truth Behind Banning Plastic Bags

Some California politicians are at it again -- learn the inconvenient truth behind efforts to ban recyclable plastic bags and take action at http://www.BagtheBanCalifornia.com.

Paper or plastic? Watch HuffPost Live!

Paper or plastic? Watch HuffPost Live!

"You have to use a reusable bag many, many, many, many times to offset the greater environmental impact of making that bag and disposing of that bag compared to a plastic bag." -Huffington Post Live

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Learn the Facts

  • Plastic bag bans and taxes have an impact on more than 30,000 American families who make their living directly from plastic bag manufacturing and recycling, as well as the thousands more who are indirectly employed. More »
  • Plastic bags take up 85 percent less space than paper bags in landfills. More »
  • Plastic bags have a lower carbon footprint than paper and reusable bags. More »