Monday, July 23, 2012
Saying Goodbye to Single-Use Plastic Carry-Out Bags
Single-use plastic carry-out bags are well on their way to being a thing of the past. A flurry of legislation around the globe is quickly taxing or banning the bags, despite the concerted efforts and major financial investment of opposing plastic bag manufacturers like Hilex Poly. San Francisco led the charge by banning the bags back in 2007. They have been banned throughout the entire country of Italy since 2011, and Los Angeles recently became the 49th city in California alone to ban the bags.
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