Tag: banning bags

Chicago Votes To Ban Plastic Bags In 2015

Yesterday, Chicago Alderman voted 36 to 10 to ban plastic bags in Chicago.  Effective in August 2015 those non-environmentally friendly bags are going bye bye! This rule applies to chain stores or franchises of more than 10, 000 feet. Yup, all those groceries stores are included. Bye, bye plastic!! So we all have a year... Read more »

Plastic bags are a big issue; ban them!!

I thought I was dreaming Sunday morning when I opened up the paper and read the article “Don’t take away our plastic bags.” I totally agree with the writer that there are bigger fish to fry in Illinois but plastic bags are a huge issue! Each week, I see hundreds if not thousands of these bags. A lot... Read more »