Your Health & The Reusable Grocery Bag TrapWhile people might be saving the earth by utilizing reusable grocery bags, researchers found that by using reusable bags, some allow themselves to put more junk food in their shopping carts.
Dallas Bag Fees Go Into Effect Amidst Some ConfusionThe question in Dallas is no longer simply paper or plastic. Starting Thursday for every single-use bag, both plastic and paper, customers will be charged a five-cent environmental fee.
Dallas Residents & Businesses Prepare For New Plastic Bag FeeIn a little less than a month a new plastic bag fee will go into effect in Dallas. Customers will have to pay a nickel a bag unless they take their own boxes or bags to stores.
Option Of Paper or Plastic May Be No More In DallasThe question of paper or plastic may soon be irrelevant in Dallas as the city recently voted to impose a bag fee.
Dallas Council Approves Partial Plastic Bag BanThe debate over plastic bags could see a historic vote on Wednesday. Dallas City Council members are expected to decide whether or not to implement a plastic bag ban.
No Consensus Reached On Dallas Plastic Bag BanIt may be that one day soon Dallas shoppers might not hear the question, "Paper or plastic?" when checking out at the supermarket or neighborhood convenience store. Wednesday the city council wrestled with a proposed ban meant to protect the environment.
Dallas Leaders Consider Plastic Bag BanThe City of Dallas is going to take a closer look at plastic bags on Wednesday afternoon, as councilmembers decide on whether to ban them in favor of reusable sacks.
Dallas City Leaders Hear From Plastic Bag Ban OpponentsOne city councilman in Dallas wants to ban plastic bags. In response, a group of local retailers are gathering today to let the city council and mayor know that residents don’t want such a move.
Ban On Plastic Bags In Austin Draws Mixed FeelingsPlastic is out, along with most paper. Shoppers in Austin will now bring their own bags.