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Sunday, December 9, 2018

Tag: plastic bag ban

Australia cuts 80% of its plastic bag use in just three...

Internationally there are 32 countries that have plastic bag bans in place.

Plastics industry loses legal bid against Chile’s landmark bag ban

Chile's Constitutional Court ratified a bill that bans plastic bags across the country after rejecting an appeal from the plastics industry.

Vancouver becomes first city in world to approve zero waste strategic...

"It's a coastal city, with the plastic items having a significant impact on the environment, we feel it's important to take action."

Michigan bans local plastic bag bans

Other states that have banned local plastic bag ordinances include Wisconsin, Idaho, Florida and Arizona.

It’s official: California becomes first U.S. state to ban plastic bags

25 million single-use plastic bags are discarded every day in California. This new law aims to benefit the environment and all wildlife.

These 6 States Want to Ban Plastic Bag Bans (Yes, You...

Meanwhile, the two states that have actually passed plastic bags bans are facing hurdles.

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Here are the 19 companies that have laid people off after fighting for the...

More than half of the coalition of companies that fought for slashing the corporate tax rate have made layoffs since the GOP tax bill's enactment.

Demand an end to the taxation of Social Security benefits

And no fix they come up with should come out of the pockets of workers or retirees.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are pushing a bold new plan to tackle climate...

For the first time in recent memory, there is a growing clarion call for a response that goes beyond the limits imposed by our economic system.

An Elkhart police officer was convicted of drunken driving — then the chief promoted...

Last year, Chief Ed Windbigler said he doubted the case against the officer would stick. After the officer pleaded guilty, the chief didn’t discipline him. This year, Windbigler promoted him to detective without telling an oversight board.

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