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New York plastic bag ban to go into effect starting this...

“New York’s bag ban has already improved New York's health by cutting down on plastic pollution.”

Scientists confirm reusable containers safe to use during coronavirus pandemic

"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​.​​"

Thailand starts off new year with plastic bag ban

“It’s not going to be easy to change the way of thinking and behavior of those people.”

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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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.