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Can plastic straw bans balance the health of our planet with the needs of people with disabilities? purpose

Jun. 24, 2019 5:26 pm

Can plastic straw bans balance the health of our planet with the needs of people with disabilities?

Todd Collura is one of many people with disabilities who are concerned about the impact efforts to reduce or get rid of plastic straws will have on his ability to drink liquids.
Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council) purpose

Jun. 21, 2019 9:31 am

Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council)

“The goal of this bill is to reduce the single-use plastic [bags] by 80% in the first year," Squilla says.
No More Plastic Bags: Councilman Squilla Proposes Single-use Bag Fee purpose

Apr. 24, 2015 1:23 pm

No More Plastic Bags: Councilman Squilla Proposes Single-use Bag Fee

Yesterday Councilman Mark Squilla introduced single use bag legislation that would impose a small fee (five cents) for anyone who uses a single use bag when making a purchase from a retail establishment. The fee would be imposed on both plastic and paper bags. Reducing bags is an easy way to tackle the City’s ongoing […]