Category: portland


In brighter news…

A roundup of recent success stories: Brownsville, Texas, instituted a ban on plastic bags in January, and residents are seeing the results: Brownsville resident Juan Peña says he has noticed that the city looks a lot cleaner. Travel around any…

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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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