California Bag Ban Moves to Senate Committee:

Bill AB 1998, a bill that seeks to ban plastic bags in California, has made it through the state Assembly and has moved on to the Senate Bills Committee. The bill aims to reduce the 19 million plastic bags used by Californians per year by urging shoppers to bring...

Phoenix Looks at Tossing Plastic Grocery Bags:

According to City Councilman Greg Stanton, the city of Phoenix is considering ways to eliminate the use of disposable plastic grocery bags. He is hopeful that switching to reusable bags will be a smooth transition, saying “Almost everyone has included recycling...