California Passed a Plastic Bag Ban. Here’s What You Need to Know.


By Katie Rose Quandt/Mother Jones California became the first state to pass a bill banning the ubiquitous disposable plastic bag.  The law, prohibits grocery and retail stores from providing single-use plastic bags and require them to charge at least 10 cents for paper bags, compostable bags, and reusable plastic bags. The bill, introduced by Sen. Alex PadillaContinue reading “California Passed a Plastic Bag Ban. Here’s What You Need to Know.”