Category: oregon

Outside MD: Oregon’s plastic bag ban fails

Disappointing news out of the Pacific Northwest today as a proposed plastic bag ban has been shelved in Oregon. After building tremendous support from businesses and legislators over the last couple of years, advocates ran into heavy opposition from the…

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A Big Week for Bag Bills

Plastic litter reduction proposals are sweeping the nation, with lots of activity just this week: Yesterday, the Environment and Natural Resources Committee of Oregon’s Senate heard public debate on SB 536, which would ban disposable plastic bags and put a…

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