Feb 13 - Many States Considering Plastic Bag Restrictions

Many state legislatures are actively considering plastic bag bans or fees.

  • In Colorado, a bill that would ban plastic bags by 2012 passed its first committee hearing this week.
  • In Hawaii, three bills targeting plastic bag litter are making their way though the Hawaii Legislature.
  • In California, two bills that would put a fee on carryout bags (AB 68 and AB 87) will come up for their first committee hearings soon.

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