The city of Los Angeles moved a little closer to a sweeping bag ban this week, according to this Brentwood Patch article. Despite the tone of the CBS LA piece in Ethan’s blog a few weeks ago, it looks like politicians are warming to the idea that a bit of inconvenience might be worth a step toward cleaning up the planet.
And some high school and middle school students in Boulder, Colorado, have lobbied the City Council to impose a bag ban. The proposed options for plastic bag usage in the city are part of an update to the city’s Zero Waste Master Plan – read more here from the Huffington Post.
We are so excited about these proposed changes – let us know about bag-banning progress in your area!