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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  • Plastic bags provide a cleaner, safer option at the grocery store. Many reusable bags contain high levels of lead; microbiologists have found harmful bacteria like E. coli, salmonella and fecal coliform in reusable bags. 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 take up 85 percent less space than paper bags in landfills. More »