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With lawmakers across the country debating bans and taxes on plastic grocery bags, it's time for you to get involved. Send a letter to your lawmaker if your area is listed below or sign our petition to join the fight against taxes and bans on the plastic bags you use every day.

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Join the fight in these areas:

Dallas, TX

Let Dallas City Council know you support a repeal of the bag tax

California

The California Assembly is considering a repeal of the misguided and harmful SB 270. Share with lawmakers why Californians should have a choice at the checkout when it comes to grocery bags.

Dallas, TX

Share how you feel about this poorly implemented, broken and unjust tax burdening Dallas residents.

New York City

Sign our petition and let New York City lawmakers know that you are against a tax on American-made, recyclable plastic grocery bags.

Baltimore, MD

The Baltimore City Council wants to ban your plastic grocery bags. Speak up now before it's too late!

California

Sign up to receive a petition in support of a referendum to repeal SB 270! 

Oregon

The Oregon Legislature is revisiting a failed, misguided policy proposal. Remind lawmakers a bag ban is still the wrong choice for Oregon!

Rhode Island

Sign our petition and let Rhode Island lawmakers know that you do not support a ban of American-made, recyclable plastic grocery bags.

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Help us defeat plastic bag bans and taxes across the country.

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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 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 »
  • Plastic bags make up a tiny fraction (less than 0.5 percent) of the municipal solid waste stream. More »