Green-fever Epidemic

A&R Box and Packaging is a California-based company that deals with supplying packaging materials. As a part of its corporate social responsibility program, the company works closely with Greenpeace USA, a nonprofit organization that works to promote peace and conservation of environment. Having worked with Greenpeace for quite some time, A&R has caught the Green-fever. … [Read more...]

Jute, Cotton, and Bamboo Bags – New Types of Shopping Bag for 2013

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Starting October 1st San Luis Obispo County is Banning Plastic Bags

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San Luis Obispo Countyis banning single-use plastic bags and wants almost all retailers to follow the rule. Goods and groceries will no longer be packaged in single-use plastic bags, but instead can be packed in wholesale reusable bags or in recyclable paper bags. … [Read more...]

First It Was Policy-Makers; Now it’s Students


As the community meeting went ahead regarding the proposal about banning plastic bags in retail markets and stores, students waited in line to voice out their opinion on the matter as well in Santa Fe city. When the students addressed the councilors by reading whatever they’d written, the entire council stopped to listen. … [Read more...]

Natural Grocers, The Eco-Friendly Store Debuts In Arizona

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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is opening one of its three stores in Flagstaff,Arizona. The other two stores will be opened in Prescott and Sedona. National Grocers is a grocery chain that focuses on organic, natural and cost effective products. … [Read more...]

Reusable T-Shirt Bags to Replace Plastic in Toronto

The plastic bag ban fever is quickly spreading all across the States and both retailers and consumers are forced to find alternatives to single-use plastic bags. With the increasing awareness about environmental protection, it probably won't be long before these bags are banned in the whole of theUnited States. Plastic bag ban in Toronto The ban on plastic bags will take effect in Toronto on … [Read more...]

Solana Beach Bans Plastic Bags

According to a new report, Solana Beach, California is banning single-use plastic bags from the 9th of August 2012. Plastic and paper will not be an option for shoppers at grocery stores, pharmacies, food vendors and city facilities. Details of the new law The new law is targeted at decreasing single-use plastic bags in the country’s second smallest city. Three months after the ban, plastic … [Read more...]

Grocery Stores Get Prepared for Bellingham Plastic Ban

The ban on plastic bags will come into effect this week in Bellingham, Washington. Local stores and super markets are fully preparing themselves for the ban. About the ban The plastic bag ban will start on the 1st of August, 2012. Shoppers have the option of paying a nickel for every paper bag they need or carrying their own reusable bags. The reusable bag industry is benefitting from the … [Read more...]

Thurston County Commissioners Should Ban Plastic Bags

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Thurston County has not yet imposed a ban on the use of plastic carry bags. But a growing number of residents are supporting this move. The benefits of banning plastic are plenty and they have even been documented. The ban is even supported by the Northwest Grocery Association, which is an organization that represents the wholesalers, grocery retailers, brokers and suppliers of the state. … [Read more...]

Plastic Bag Ban Favored by Toronto Council

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The ongoing debate about getting rid of the 5 cent levy on plastic bags has finally come to an end, resulting in a complete ban on plastic bags from 2013 in Toronto. The initiative is likely to increase the demand for wholesale reusable bags from retailers to sell at stores and supermarkets. … [Read more...]

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