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ACC: Why ban PE films, when you can recycle?

Friday, June 21st, 2013 | Permalink

Earlier this week, the Los Angeles City Council took one step closer to finalizing a plastic bag ban that is set to go into effect in 2014. The final vote is scheduled next week. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  PE film bag bans LA ACC chevron phillips read more

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The economic effect of plastic bag bans

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 | Permalink

A study from the National Center for Policy Analysis claims that a ban on plastic bags used by grocers and retailers can negatively impact sales in the ban area and increase sales among stores just outside the bag ban region. The NCPA surveyed store managers in Los Angeles County, where a ban of thin-film bags took effect in July 2011. The group conducted a survey of 80 large stores such as supermarkets and variety shops affected by the ban. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastic bags bans jobs recycling reusables read more

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The economic effect of plastic bag bans