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March 12, 2014

It’s been more than four years since the Brownsville City Commission voted to pass an ordinance restricting the provision of bags at point-of-sale to only those that are paper or reusable.


The ordinance, known colloquially as the “plastic bag ban,” went into effect Jan...

March 11, 2014

A plastic bag clings to a tree on Lamar Street downtown (Rudolph Bush)


This morning, the Texas Tribune reported that Attorney General Greg Abbott may weigh in on the issue of plastic bag bans.


On Sunday, we called for Dallas to join other Texas cities in banning the ba...

March 9, 2014

Cofer: One year later, Austin bag ban is working

Posted: 12:00 a.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014

By Rick Cofer - Special to the American-Statesman

Paper or plastic?”


It’s a question you used to hear almost every time you went to the grocery store. But a little over one...

March 9, 2014

Dallas Morning News


There are few testaments to our society’s convenience like the plastic shopping bag. Take one when you buy a candy bar. Take two dozen when you fill your shopping cart. Take as many as you like. They’re free.


Except they aren’t. The bags extract a c...

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