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It’s Official! California Is Now the First US State to Ban Plastic Bags

Environmentalists celebrate, but say tackling widespread plastic pollution needs national and global-level action

After an insistent year-long campaign by environmentalists and citizen activists, today Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 270, a bill that prohibits the use of single-use plastic bags in grocery and retail stores throughout California, making it the first state in…
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by: Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor – September 30, 2014

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