Guess What Was Found at the Bottom of The World’s Deepest Ocean?

Guess What Was Found at the Bottom of The World’s Deepest Ocean?

Widespread Impact of Litter In 1998 scientists manning a robotic submersible found something very unexpected at almost 36,000 feet down in the Mariana Trench: a disposable plastic bag. What made this find so alarming is the remoteness of the location. Scientists who study the deepest parts of the world’s oceans have made similar finds. From […]

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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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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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Get Our Favorite Reusable Bags at The Lowest Prices Ever Offered!

Get Our Favorite Reusable Bags at The Lowest Prices Ever Offered!

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.

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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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