Category: Clean the Streams and Beautify the Bay Act


Tell me about this bag fee.

The Clean the Streams and Beautify the Bay Act (SB602/HB1034) proposes to require shoppers in Maryland to pay five cents for each single-use plastic and paper bag they take from stores. The money raised from the fee is split between…

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A Never-Ending Stream

Davey Rogner spent much of last year picking up trash. As campaign coordinator for Pick Up America, he traveled from Maryland’s Atlantic coast into Ohio, as part of PUA’s mission to walk across the country picking up trash and building…

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Clean the Streams & Beautify the Bay Act of 2011

Maryland’s General Assembly is now officially considering legislation to reduce the number of disposable shopping bags used in the state. Earlier this month Senator Jamie Raskin and Delegate Al Carr introduced the Clean the Streams and Beautify the Bay Act…

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