May 24, 2012 The Los Angeles City Council has voted to phase out plastic bags at the checkout with a ten cent tax. Other cities around the country have enacted similar measures, but Los Angeles is the largest U.S. city to do so.
May 24, 2012 L.A. has become the largest U.S. city to prohibit the use of plastic grocery bags. But the paper alternative isn't much better for the environment.
Jan 4, 2011 Italy is saying ciao to plastic bags. The country banned plastic bags in stores nationwide as part of a New Years pledge to improve the environm...