Here’s Your Latest News on The California Statewide Bag Ban

Here’s Your Latest News on The California Statewide Bag Ban

SB 270 has cleared several hurdles and is on the verge of becoming law. The proposed bill which last week seemed to be in jeopardy of not passing and is the handiwork of Senators Alex Padilla, Kevin de Leon and Ricardo Lara passed both houses and now all that remains for this disposable plastic bag ban to become official is a signature from the Governor, Jerry Brown which needs to happen by September 30.

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How Likely is it That California Will Become the First State to Ban Single Use Plastic Bags?

How Likely is it That California Will Become the First State to Ban Single Use Plastic Bags?

Over 100 cities and counties in California have laws banning single-use plastic bags. There has been much talk and a whole lot of work to pass a state-wide ban and with all of the disposable plastic bag bans popping up in California a state-wide ban makes a lot of sense. A law that covers the entire state would fill the gaps and create one set of rules for everyone – this would potentially eliminate hassle and confusion for shoppers and do wonders to streamline the waste stream and reduce the negative environmental impact of plastic trash.

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Eco-Friendly Fundraiser for Schools

Eco-Friendly Fundraiser for Schools

With kids going back to school this month and next, we all know that school fundraisers will be here before you know it. Fundraisers help raise money that is key to financing a lot of programs that help students and staff get the resources they need to have a successful school year. If you’re looking for something new and different for your next school fundraiser that is eco-friendly and will be a great money maker, consider our eco-friendly reusable lunch bags that kids can customize.

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Reusable Grocery Bag Facts

Reusable Grocery Bag Facts

It is becoming more and more common to see folks bring their own reusable grocery bags when they shop and this is great! It makes us happy to see people do their part to help the planet; however, there are still a lot of people who do not use reusable grocery bags. In an effort to get more people on board with using reusable grocery bags we’ve rounded up some facts about reusable bags.

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Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags

Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags

Each year in the United States billions of disposable plastic bags are used, so despite your best efforts to use reusable bags, you’re likely to end up with a few plastic bags. While recycling is ultimately the responsible way to deal with these single use plastic bags, you can find some alternate uses for them until it’s time to take them to the recycling center. There is value in upcycling your plastic bags if you find yourself stuck with some so read on to learn more.

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Plastic Bags vs Reusable Bags

Plastic Bags vs Reusable Bags

With all of the facts and figures thrown around there is a lot of information to wade through when deciding whether to use single-use plastic bags or reusable bags, and on some level it seems like such a small decision. A lot of people may ask themselves if it really matters what type of bag they use to carry groceries home but to be honest it does matter.

Every action, no matter how small has an impact and when you tally up all of the bags used over the course of a week, a month and even a year, a simple decision like what type of grocery bag to use can have a major impact. I’ve rounded up all of the info and put together a comparison of plastic and reusable bags. Keep reading to learn more.

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Plastic Bags?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Plastic Bags?

As disposable plastic bag bans gain momentum across the United States this causes a dialog around the advantages and disadvantages of single-use plastic bags. These bags have been a staple at stores of all types and sizes for years, so by this point we have a good idea of the true impact of disposable plastic grocery bags. Below we’ve outlined the pros and cons of plastic grocery bags.

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