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2010-01-01 12:25:00

Washington DC residents will now be forced to pay a five-cent levy on each plastic bag issued at the checkout line, AFP reported. The tax, which starts today, is the first such initiative in the United States. It seeks to make consumers bear the brunt of clean up costs for the bags, which currently are dispensed for free with a customer's purchases. The city says that plastic bags often end up clinging to tree branches, getting tangled in power lines, polluting rivers and clogging up...

2009-10-29 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today non-profit, government and business groups joined together to kick off the "Got Your Bags?" campaign - a public education and outreach effort aimed at encouraging Californians to use reusable bags for shopping and bring plastic bags back to the store for recycling. California state law (AB 2449) requires grocery stores and pharmacies with more than 10,000 square feet of retail space to provide bins for the collection and recycling of plastic...

2009-09-18 12:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today non-profit, government and business groups joined together to kick off the "Got Your Bags?" campaign -- a public education and outreach effort aimed at encouraging Californians to use reusable bags for shopping and bring plastic bags back to the store for recycling. California state law (AB 2449) requires grocery stores and pharmacies with more than 10,000 square feet of retail space to provide bins for the collection and recycling of...

2009-07-31 13:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Today non-profit, government and business groups joined together to kick off the "Got Your Bags?" campaign - a public education and outreach effort aimed at encouraging Californians to use reusable bags for shopping and bring plastic bags back to the store for recycling. California state law (AB 2449) requires grocery stores and pharmacies with more than 10,000 square feet of retail space to provide bins for the collection and recycling of...

2009-04-06 10:21:00

Whole Foods Market(R) Estimates Reusable Bag Use Has Tripled Since Last Year; 150 Million Plastic Bags Have Been Kept out of Landfills and our Environment Since Company Banned Plastic Grocery Bags Last Earth Day AUSTIN, Texas, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- One year after Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) became the first U.S. supermarket to eliminate disposable plastic grocery bags at all of its store checkouts, the Company announces that it has seen the amount of reusable bag use triple...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.