The Mother Nature Network reports that:
Los Angeles City Council has voted 13 to 1 to phase out plastic shopping bags over the next 16 months at nearly 7,500 stores. The ban makes Los Angeles the largest city in the country to banish plastic bags at the checkout line, delivering a long and hard-fought victory to environmental advocates, and a headache to plastic bag manufacturers.
Every time I read about these new bans around the world I’m both delighted and depressed in equal measure. Delighted that they’re growing in number but depressed at how rubbish we are over here re’ plastic pollution.
COME ON UK!! CATCH UP!!!
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