New Sack Available After Single-Use Plastic Bags Banned On March 1Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia shows CBSN New York Dana Tyler the new reusable bag meant to replace single-use plastic bags in New York City and elsewhere around the state starting on March 1.
Supermarket Workers, Bodega Owners And More Protest Against Single Use Plastic Bag BanStarting March 1, all plastic carryout bags will be banned from distribution by anyone required to collect New York State sales tax.
Plastic Bag Ban Set To Come To New York Next MarchGovernor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers have agreed to ban the use of plastic bags, changing the way millions of New Yorkers shop.
N.Y. Lawmakers: Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags LikelyA ban on plastic bags in New York seems to be in the bag.
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."