Category: alice ferguson foundation


Do plastic bags enable more littering?

Eastern Avenue, on the border between Washington, DC,and Prince George’s County, Maryland I’ve been taking note of bags like the one above lately. Someone obviously cleaned out his or her car, using a plastic grocery bag to contain it all,…

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Potomac Watershed Trash Summit Coming Up!

We love the Potomac Watershed Trash Summit. New partnerships, fresh ideas, engaged elected officials, Potomac Champions, action planning … what’s not to love? The Alice Ferguson Foundation will host the 7th Annual Potomac Watershed Trash Summit on Wednesday, November 7,…

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Logic as flimsy as a cheap plastic bag

Right-wing think tank Beacon Hill Institute is out with an update to their 2011 report on the DC bag fee. Last year I opted not to respond to their “study” because it seemed so flawed that surely no one would…

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Guest Post: Are you ready for the Trash Summit?

by Laura ChamberlinProgram Manager, Trash Free Potomac Watershed InitiativeAlice Ferguson Foundation We’ve worked together on cleanups. We’ve worked together to pass bag fees and get stronger regulation. We’ve worked together to improve composting in the region. Let’s continue our efforts…

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