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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.

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.

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.

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.

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Learn the Facts

  • Plastic bags are recycled into building materials such as backyard decking, fencing and playground equipment. More »
  • Plastic bags are 100 percent recyclable. More than 900 million pounds of plastic bags, sacks and wraps were recycled in 2010. More »
  • Plastic bags make up a tiny fraction (less than 0.5 percent) of the municipal solid waste stream. More »