Washington Plastic Bag Ban

Washington Plastic Bag Ban

What Does Washington’s Bag Ban Mean for Your Business and Customers? After several delays, a single-use plastic bag ban will go into action in Washington on October 1, 2021. This ban has been a long-time coming and while it’s certainly a big deal for environmental reasons, it also signals a big change for businesses and […]

Read More

Colorado Bag Ban…Here’s How Your Business Can Benefit

Colorado Bag Ban…Here’s How Your Business Can Benefit

The Centennial State Goes Green with Bag Ban A single-use plastic bag ban passed in Colorado after years of hard work. While the state ban was worked out, several cities throughout the state passed their own plastic bag bans and fees; showing that there was interest and support for such a measure. We have been […]

Read More

Answering 10 Critical Questions About the Philadelphia Bag Ban

Answering 10 Critical Questions About the Philadelphia Bag Ban

What Your Business Needs to Know to Go Green in Philly Philadelphia is one of the latest cities in the U.S. to ban single-use plastic bags. We first talked about Philadelphia and their proposed bag fee back in 2015. After years of hard work and various setbacks, including two delays related to the pandemic, single-use […]

Read More

Answering 5 Common Questions About The Connecticut Bag Ban

Answering 5 Common Questions About The Connecticut Bag Ban

Be Prepared for Changes Coming to the Constitution State A law passed in 2019 called to ban single-use plastic bags throughout Connecticut. The measure implemented a plan to phase in the ban. Initially, a fee would be charged for disposable plastic bags and the fee would eventually give way to a complete ban. Everything was […]

Read More

Has Rhode Island FINALLY Banned Plastic Bags and Straws?

Has Rhode Island FINALLY Banned Plastic Bags and Straws?

Ocean State Going Plastic-Free…Finally? After a delay resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic, Rhode Island is finally moving forward with efforts to ban disposable plastic items. The Senate recently passed two bills that will ban single-use plastic bags and straws respectively. You can learn more about plastic bag bans by looking at our map that covers […]

Read More

2021 Spring U.S. Bag Ban Update

2021 Spring U.S. Bag Ban Update

Continued Efforts to Go Green As more and more aspects of life return to a general sense of normalcy, the bag ban movement is getting back on track. Efforts to pass new disposable plastic bag bans stalled or were postponed and many established bans were put on hiatus. That’s all starting to change as many […]

Read More

Higher Education Goes Green with Plastic Bag Bans!

Higher Education Goes Green with Plastic Bag Bans!

Schools Add Going Green to Curriculum There is a new trend in the effort to ban plastic bags. We have long tracked the movement to ban single-use plastic bags, as is evident from our plastic bag ban map. The vast majority of these efforts have been enacted at a city, county, or state level. Occasionally, […]

Read More

Virginia Executive Order 77 To Phase Out Single-Use Plastic

Virginia Executive Order 77 To Phase Out Single-Use Plastic

Virginia’s Long-Term Plan to Eliminate Unnecessary Plastic with Executive Order 77 Virginia is taking a big step to phase out single-use plastic bags and other disposable items. An executive order recently signed by the Governor lays out a tiered plan that will reduce a lot of unnecessary disposable plastic items by 2025. Learn more about […]

Read More