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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.

Las Realidades Sobre las Prohibiciónes de Bolsas Plásticas

Las Realidades Sobre las Prohibiciónes de Bolsas Plásticas

Descubre la verdad incómoda detrás de los esfuerzos para prohibir las bolsas reciclables de plástico y toma acción en www.BagtheBanCalifornia.com.

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

Star Struck LA City Council Votes against Local Jobs

Star Struck LA City Council Votes against Local Jobs

Hollywood's Julia Louis-Dreyfus wanted a plastic bag ban. The council was concerned about Hollywood jobs...but ignored the pleas of local workers, dismissed their jobs and brushed off dangerous health concerns.

Don’t Kill Our Jobs with a Plastic Bag Ban

Don’t Kill Our Jobs with a Plastic Bag Ban

Some Los Angeles City Council members are actually spending their time talking about a ban on paper and plastic grocery bags. A ban will threaten thousands of local jobs and raise grocery costs for working families.

Los Angeles: Enough is Enough

Los Angeles: Enough is Enough

At some point, we've got to draw the line on crazy laws. Los Angeles is facing devasting unemployment and skyrocketing deficits. But what are some city council members focused on? Banning 100% recyclable grocery bags.

Los Angeles: Enough is Enough (Spanish)

Los Angeles: Enough is Enough (Spanish)

Es tiempo de decirle "no" a las leyes equivocadas.

Hilex CEO Stan Bikulege on Hannity

Hilex CEO Stan Bikulege on Hannity

Stan Bikulege, CEO of Hilex Poly, appears on Fox News's Hannity to discuss the current political landscape around plastic bags and how his company must focus on fighting bans and taxes instead of working to build new, green recycling plants.

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Learn the Facts

  • Plastic bags are 100 percent recyclable. More than 900 million pounds of plastic bags, sacks and wraps were recycled in 2010. More »
  • Plastic bags are made in America; hundreds of millions of reusable bags are imported from China and other countries each year. More »
  • Plastic bags are chosen by more than 90 percent of consumers at the checkout. About 9 out of every 10 consumers reuse these bags for everyday household purposes. More »