Queen of England Bans Plastic Straws and Bottles But Forgets One Thing!

Queen of England Bans Plastic Straws and Bottles But Forgets One Thing!

Plastic straws and bottles will be phased out of all royal estates in a move intended to reduce the use of plastics. The Queen of England decided to take action after being inspired by veteran broadcaster and naturalist, David Attenborough.This move will certainly reduce the use of plastic, and as a result the negative environmental impacts; however, a lot of single-use plastics, like single-use plastic bags, will still be allowed. We think the Buckingham Palace needs their own custom reusable bags!

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Why The Leading Recycler in Boston LOVES Plastic Bag Bans

Why The Leading Recycler in Boston LOVES Plastic Bag Bans

We have mentioned numerous times on our blog how difficult, inefficient and expensive it is to recycle plastic bags. Now one of the biggest recycling companies in Boston is speaking out and throwing their support behind the plastic bag ban movement.

Single-use plastic bags are easy to recycle on their own, but the reality is these bags complicate the process and are not widely accepted in most recycling programs. When plastic bag bans go into action one business that benefits are recycling facilities. Learn more and find out just what sort of problems disposable plastic bags can cause in recycling facilities.

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Will South Carolina Put an End to Plastic Bag Bans?

Will South Carolina Put an End to Plastic Bag Bans?

Plastic bag bans are spreading throughout the country, but the plastic bag ban movement may be over in South Carolina just as things were getting underway. The South Carolina House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill that would essentially ban plastic bag bans. If approved by the Senate, the bill would become law and cities and towns would be unable to pass bag bans going forward.

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Massachusetts Bag Ban Bill H 2121. What YOUR Business Needs to Know Now

Massachusetts Bag Ban Bill H 2121. What YOUR Business Needs to Know Now

Plastic bag bans are growing throughout the world and now is the time to get ready because a bag ban may be coming to Massachusetts. Both residents and businesses will need to adapt to this new law. In a 13-1 vote, the Senate approved, Massachusetts bag ban known as H 2121, and referred the proposal to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. If approved, this would not be the first time a statewide bag ban has gone on the books as Massachusetts would join the ranks of the California bag ban.

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West Australia Set to Join Australia’s Existing Plastic Bag Bans

West Australia Set to Join Australia’s Existing Plastic Bag Bans

Support for plastic bag bans has been strong throughout Australia for many years. A recent push is set to implement bans almost across the entire country, save for one province. West Australia is about the join the plastic bag ban movement in a short 6 months. Read on to learn more about the bag ban movement in Australia, and particularly West Australia’s upcoming ban.

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