Here is a brief update from our partners at the Plastic Pollution Coalition.
- Bainbridge Island, Washington, US bans plastic bags.
- Ojai, California, US bans plastic bags and levies a fine on paper bags.
- Ukiah, California, US bans plastic bags.
- Los Angeles County, California, US is moving ahead on banning plastic + paper bags.
- Bulacan Province, Philippines bans plastic bags.
- Santa Cruz County, California, US bans polystyrene food containers.
- Appeal filed against judge’s ruling in support of Los Angeles County, California, US bag fee.
- Sweden to ban BPA in children’s food packaging.
- Britain opposes French BPA ban.
- The European Union is urging member countries to halve marine waste levels by 2020.