Tag: plastic bag ban
"Based on the best available science and guidance from public health professionals, it is clear that reusable systems can be used safely by employing basic hygiene."
Internationally there are 32 countries that have plastic bag bans in place.
Chile's Constitutional Court ratified a bill that bans plastic bags across the country after rejecting an appeal from the plastics industry.
"It's a coastal city, with the plastic items having a significant impact on the environment, we feel it's important to take action."
25 million single-use plastic bags are discarded every day in California. This new law aims to benefit the environment and all wildlife.
Meanwhile, the two states that have actually passed plastic bags bans are facing hurdles.