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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:

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 because you are for American jobs.

Prince George's County, MD

The Prince George's County Council wants to regulate your grocery bags. Speak up now before it's too late!

California

Tell California lawmakers to vote NO on SB 270 - a bill that would ban plastic bags and generate billions in profits for grocers on your dime.

Rhode Island

Don't let Rhode Island legislators ban a 100% recyclable product and increase burdens on consumers with a new tax.

Oregon

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

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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 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 are made in America; hundreds of millions of reusable bags are imported from China and other countries each year. More »