LA Battles Bag Ban

By Dan Jacobson
Legislative Director

The policy statement is expected to go to the full Council as early as next week, on Weds 4/11 or Fri 4/13. WE WILL NEED RERESENTATION AT THE COUNCIL MEETING!

LA council moves ahead on ban of paper and plastic bags

As you have seen the LA Times has editorialized in favor of banning single use plastic bags from the grocery store (click here Plastic bags are an environmental menace - Los Angeles Times) . Thousands of people have called, emailed, and written to thier city coucilor to ban single use plastic bags.
Unfortunatley out of state plastic bag companies are lobbying hard to kill this measure. See their statement here Statement From American Progressive Bag Alliance Regarding Los Angeles City's ... Now more than ever we need people to stand up to the polluters and say no to single use plastic bags.