Amending San Francisco’s plastic water bottle ban was the subject of a recent Board of Supervisors’ hearing. As of October 1st, events with access to onsite water have been prohibited from selling bottled water.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.
When it comes to making small purchases, Americans prefer cash over plastic, but according to a new survey that’s likely to change.
A better report on the health of the oceans announces there is not a massive amount of plastic floating on the ocean, contrary to public perception for the last few decades. It may have been eaten by fish, decomposed, or never existed.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban the sale of bottled water on public property.
San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu’s plastic water bottle ban proposal was heard before a Board of Supervisors’ committee Monday and will go before the full board March 4th.
Legislation in San Francisco to ban the sale of water in plastic bottles is undergoing some tweaks since the City’s Small Business Commission has been vocal about their serious reservations about the proposal.
A California bill that would have required manufacturers to figure out how to keep the most common plastic junk out of state waterways died in the state Assembly without a vote Friday.
Legislation in San Francisco to ban all retailers and restaurants from using plastic bags and mandating a charge for each recycled bag is moving forward, after the measure got a green light yesterday by a supervisors’ committee.