Why Bag Bans Work: A Summary of Plastic Bag Law Effectiveness
Governor Cuomo: We Urge You to Amend Your Plastic Bag Ban Proposal
Are plastic bag laws effective? The good news is there are plastic bag laws being adopted throughout the U.S. with the intention of curbing the use of single-use plastic bags. However, how effective these laws are can vary. With this in mind, PlasticBagLaws.org partnered with Scientist Action and Advocacy Network (ScAAN) to develop a comprehensive spreadsheet of plastic bag law effectiveness data.
Surfrider Foundation Announces Plastic Bag Law Activist Toolkit
New York environmental organizations and advocates recently sent a letter to Governor Cuomo urging him to amend the plastic bag ban proposed in his executive budget.
Map of New York State Bag Laws
As part of Surfrider Foundation’s Rise Above Plastics program, Surfrider recently partnered with Jennie Romer, Esq. from PlasticBagLaws.org to create our new U.S. Plastic Bag Law Activist Toolkit.
Plastic Bag Laws Summer Recap
New York State plastic bag laws can be hard to keep up with. In a collaboration with Korin Tangtrakul, we created this map that gives a snapshot of the current laws in New York State as of January 2019. Download the map here.
Jennie Romer to Speak at Pratt University (Free events)
Last month we sent an update out to our newsletter subscribers. But we didn’t want the rest of the PBL community to miss out on this recap. If you want to be kept up to day subscribe to our newsletter.
This October, Jennie Romer will be speaking at two events aimed at arming you with the tools you need to combat plastic bag use in New York.