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Voters say ‘no’ to ban on plastic bags

November 4, 2015

Two Massachusetts towns in one day! Read more on Greenfield’s rejection of a proposed plastic bag ban.

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Winchester Votes Down Plastic Bag Ban

November 4, 2015

Great news for Winchester, Massachusetts residents, as the town voted against a proposed plastic bag ban!

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Council trashes plastic bag ban proposal

October 22, 2015

In a 3-2 decision, the Oceanside City Council in California scrapped a proposed ban on plastic bags, allowing the most environmentally friendly option at checkout available at your local grocery store!

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Plastic Bags Are Good for You

September 18, 2015

Do you know what’s thinner than a plastic bag? You’ll have to read this article to find out!

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How a Ban on Plastic Bags Can Go Wrong

August 18, 2015

Plastic bag bans have been proposed in municipalities across the country, but Adam Minter tells the story about how more often than not, plastic bag bans and taxes can backfire and go wrong!

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Chicago plastic bag ban will do more harm than good

July 22, 2015Chicago Tribune

The Chicago plastic bag ban, scheduled to go into effect Aug. 1, is likely to have a perverse effect, increasing costs to consumers and negative impacts to the environment.

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Dallas City Council Repeals 5-Cent Plastic Bag Fee

June 2, 2015

After only six short months of being in effect, the Dallas City Council repealed the city’s plastic bag tax. In a 10-4 vote, the council voted to repeal the tax.

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