Los Angeles bans use of plastic grocery bags

May 28, 2012

On May 23, 2012, Los Angeles became the largest city in the United States to adopt a ban on plastic bags at super-market checkout lines.  On a 13-1 vote in favour of the ban, this decision handed a major victory to clean-water advocates who sought to reduce the amount of trash clogging landfills, waterways and the ocean.  Read more at the Vancouver Sun.