Last month the City of San Francisco passed a Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance, which bans the use of plastic shopping bags by large supermarkets. The ordinance requires these grocery stores to use either compostable bags, made from corn starch or other vegetable-based materials and containing no petroleum products, or recyclable paper bags containing a minimum of 40 percent post-consumer recycled content. San Francisco
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Jim Littlefield West Coast Environmental Projects Director, Surfers' Environmental Alliance, United States2 years ago Comments: Single use plastic bags are a notorious source of neighborhood and community litter, they are a waste of resources, and they are well-documented as a threat to both marine and terrestrial wildlife.
Jamie, United States4 years ago Comments: -
Joanna Foster, Canada4 years ago Comments: Great inititive. Plastic bags are wasteful and unnecessary. People need to think about the future not convenience. How convenient will it be when our planet dies with everything on it.
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