Suffolk County Legislator Wants Fees For Paper, Plastic Bags At Grocery StoresIf you are going to put your groceries in a paper or plastic bag, Vivian Viloria-Fisher wants to put a 5-cent charge on every bag you use.
Westchester Supermarkets Getting High Marks For Helping EnvironmentWhen it comes to BYOB - bring your own bags - the Citizens Campaign for the Environment says some Westchester County grocery stores are helping out the cause.
Southampton Village Bans Plastic BagsThe Southampton Village board voted 5-0 for the ban. Merchants have six months to start using paper or reusable bags.
CT Senate Holding Hearing On Plastic Bag FeeState Senator Ed Meyer is hoping the state of Connecticut will go the way of Westport in ending distribution of plastic bags to shoppers.
CT St. Sen. Wants Nickel Tax On ALL Grocery BagsCT St. Sen. Wants Nickel Tax On ALL Grocery Bags
NYC Woman Sentenced In Plastic-Bag MurderSparkle Daniel was found guilty of second-degree murder earlier this month. Bronx Supreme Court Justice John Carter called the crime "despicable."