Understanding Why Plastic Bag Bans Matter for Wildlife Many of the plastic bag bans passed are done so due to environmental concern. Plastic bags can be detrimental to animals and their habitats. In the past, we have covered how plastic pollution hurts wildlife. Recently we came across a video that really illustrates how plastic bags […]
Marketers Losing Faith In Facebook Marketers are starting to lose faith in what was once an incredible platform for advertisers and brands. Back in the good old days, you could expect to get the same amount of traffic to your website from posting content on Facebook as you could from Google. My how times have […]
Eco-Special on Eco-Friendly Bags Available for a Limited Time Only! Now through the end of the month, you can score a great deal on some of our staff’s favorite eco-friendly bags as part of our latest eco special! For a limited time, you can secure a low price per bag that would normally only be […]
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.
For a limited time, we are running an eco-special on four of our staff’s favorite reusable bags. When you place a minimum order of 250 bags by March 31, 2018 you can secure EQP (end quantity pricing) on these great reusable bags. Learn more about the reusable bags our staff chose to include in this eco special and how to go about customizing your bags.
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.
Plastic bag bans in Massachusetts have been going strong, but recent developments could take things to a new level. A bill that cleared a legislative committee could ban single-use plastic bags at stores and restaurants throughout the Bay State.
A large rental market and low recycling rates pushed officials in Iowa City to take a stand. Renters in multifamily homes and apartment buildings typically do not recycle, but by the end of 2018 all multifamily apartments and condominiums with more than four units must provide recycling for tenants. The new law aims to streamline waste management to better serve the community, but an effective solution is required to address the difficulties renters face when recycling. Reusable recycling bags offer an easy solution for tenants, property managers and landlords to follow the new law.
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.
When the plastic bag ban movement takes root it slowly spreads and gains momentum. This is what happened in California and it is currently happening in Massachusetts. At the start of the year the Montreal plastic bag ban went into action and this has many people wondering if plastic bag bans are about to sweep through Canada.