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  Some of the greatest contributors to plastic pollution are single-use plastics, and disposable plastics. Designed for one use, or to be discarded, these objects offer a small convenience but remain forever.  Follow the “4 Rs” of sustainable living: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.  Take the Single-Use Plastic...


The State of California Bans the Plastic Bag

Mouth of the Los Angeles River, Long Beach, California

After an insistent year-long campaign by environmental and citizen activists, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law yesterday SB 270, legislation introduced by State Senator Alex Padilla (D) from Los Angeles. The legislation prohibits the use of single-use plastic bags in grocery and retail stores throughout the state of California, the first state in the nation to do so. The bill actually goes beyond a simple...


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