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July 16, 2012

By David Asselin, American Progressive Bag Alliance

May 29, 2012

The Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to ban plastic bags at supermarket checkouts, becoming the largest city in the nation to approve such a law.

New York -- The Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to ban plastic bags at supermarket checkouts, becoming the largest city in the nation to approve such a law.

The council voted to phase out plastic bags during the next 16 months at an estimated 7,500 stores, meaning shoppers will need to bring reusable bags or purchase paper bags for 10 cents each.

September 7, 2010

California lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have been the first statewide ban on...

July 12, 2010

Army & Air Force Exchange Service announced Tuesday that it is encouraging shoppers to use...

October 18, 2009

Target announced Monday that it plans to give customers a 5-cent discount for every reusable...

October 14, 2009

CVS Caremark Corp. is launching a program for customers who reuse shopping bags, saying card...

September 24, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to slash its global plastic shopping-bag waste by 33% over the...

May 6, 2008

Bag’n Baggage filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection on Sunday in Texas’s Northern U.S. District...

April 28, 2008

Stater Bros. unveiled on Earth Day last week the company’s new environmentally friendly grocery bag....

April 16, 2008

Macy's Inc. said Thursday it will begin using partly recycled paper shopping bags at its...

April 9, 2008

IKEA said it would no longer offer plastic bags or paper bags in its U.S....

April 8, 2008

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market said it...

March 16, 2008

Nordstrom Inc. said Friday it will start offering recyclable shopping bags and gift boxes as...

January 31, 2008

Whole Foods Market has stopped offering plastic grocery bags to customers at its two stores...

January 21, 2008

Austin, Texas, Whole...

October 11, 2007

Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart...