Monday, June 7, 2010

One Giant Step for California's Environment!

California may soon be the first state to entirely ban single-use plastic groceries.  The bill was passed by the California State Assembly 41 to 27 to ban the bags.  The bill would require shoppers to bring reusable bags to the store, or pay around 5 cents for recycled paper bags at the checkout.

The LA Times this past weekend took a look at this very hot debate, and why it is so important to our environment to ban them.  Read the rest of the article on their website!

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