Sunday, February 23, 2020

Tag: plastic bag ban

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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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

America’s democracy versus Trump fascism. Which will prevail?

The American people better wake soon and realize that this nation’s democracy is under direct attack by these forces of fascism.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.