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#1 of 6 Old 08-31-2010, 11:22 AM - Thread Starter
 
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In a move experts say could domino across the country, California is poised to become the first state to ban single-use plastic bags. Approved by the state assembly in June, a bill to that effect is due before the senate on Tuesday, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has said he will sign it if he receives it.
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Makes me proud to be a CA native.
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That's awesome! I wish NJ would follow the good example.

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I hope Indiana does this, too.

And maybe then I would be much better about remembering to take my reusable bags into the store with me, instead of forgetting them in the backseat of my car.

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Starting May 1st 2013 there will be a ban on plastic bags in Eugene oregon. Maybe in Portland to. If a bag is need ,a paper bag will cost a minimum of 5 cents.

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San Francisco has also put a ban on styrofoam food containers. Every time I travel outside of the city and get served in a styrofoam plate or get a styrofoam takeaway box, I cringe a little. I am proud to live in CA and to be part of a city that spearheads such initiatives. 

 

Paper grocery bags cost 10 cents - but they are great to use for collecting recycling items. 

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