Do Plastic Bag Bans Work? Let’s See What The Science Says

Do Plastic Bag Bans Work? Let’s See What The Science Says

Research Determines If Bag Bans are Effective Plastic bag bans can be a divisive topic. Some people feel plastic bag bans are necessary to combat litter and the resulting environmental impact. Others argue plastic bag bans are unnecessary and increased awareness and recycling should be enough to address litter problems. Now science has an answer […]

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Plastic Bag Bans and Your Brand Can Help Save The Penguins

Plastic Bag Bans and Your Brand Can Help Save The Penguins

Plastic Litter Having Harmful Impact on Penguins Plastic pollution is bad news, and conversationalist Pablo Borboroglu can attest firsthand to the deadly damage plastic litter can wreak on the environment and the animals who call it home. As the founder of the Global Penguin Society, Borboroglu has spent decades working across the southern hemisphere and […]

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Why Plastic Bag Bans Are Good for Wildlife

Why Plastic Bag Bans Are Good for Wildlife

Understanding How Disposable Products Impact Ecosystems Plastic bag bans are becoming more and more commonplace throughout the United States. Many cities, counties and even states are discussing passing such bans. Each municipality that passes a plastic bag ban has their own reasons. As a big part of their impetus to pass a ban, many cities cite the […]

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Latest News on Plastic Bag Bans in New York

Latest News on Plastic Bag Bans in New York

For 10 years now, New York has struggled with efforts to pass bag fees or even plastic bag bans. Every time it seems like a fee is inevitable, there is a setback that erases the previous plans. While efforts have stalled in New York City, cities and counties throughout the rest of New York state have successfully passed plastic bag bans and fees. We have written about the pros and cons of banning plastic bags in the past. Keep reading to learn more about the plastic bag ban movement in New York state and check out our map of plastic bag bans to learn about the global movement.

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