January 7, 2020

Waste Dive, Katie Pyzyk, January 6, 2020- The Denver City Council recently approved a bill setting a 10-cent fee on each “disposable” plastic and paper bag customers receive from retail stores. The city will receive 6 cents per bag sold to be used for administrative costs and waste reduction programs. Retailers will …

November 7, 2019

Florida Politics, Ryan Nicol, November 6, 2019- Democratic state Reps. Anna Eskamani and Michael Grieco are once again pushing a bill (HB 6043) that would allow local municipalities to ban single-use plastics such as plastic bags. Florida law currently blocks local governments from acting on the issue. “[N]o local government, local governmental agency, or …

September 17, 2019

The Intelligencer, Charles Bolinger, September 16, 2019- As of last month, 300 municipalities across the nation have passed either a single-use bag fee, tax or ban, while state lawmakers have introduced at least 95 bills related to plastic bags so far this year. Bring Your Own Glen-Ed (BYOGE) wants to …