Plastic Bag Wars Heat Up

The August 4 issue of Rolling Stone reveals the U.S. plastics industry’s formidable efforts to protect the use of plastic shopping bags and highlights Heal the Bay’s strong commitment to banning their use in cities and municipalities. “We’re going to keep pushing this issue,” Sarah Sikich, Heal the Bay’s director of coastal resources, told Rolling Stone. “It’s a battle we can win. In the end, public awareness and the grassroots movement will overcome the deep pockets of [plastic] industry groups….”

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