California seeks to ban free, single-...

California seeks to ban free, single-use carryout bags in retail

There are 5132 comments on the Chain Store Age story from Jun 5, 2010, titled California seeks to ban free, single-use carryout bags in retail. In it, Chain Store Age reports that:

New York City The California State Assembly on Wednesday narrowly approved a bill would make California the first state in the nation to ban single-use plastic and paper bags from being handed out free of charge at supermarkets, drug stores, convenience stores and liquor stores.

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Andrew

Barstow, CA

#3798 Jul 29, 2012
When is the Andrew is driving to San Diego, California and get ready moved to San Diego?
Club

Azusa, CA

#3799 Jul 29, 2012
This is like the old mickey mouse club, roll call.
LUNA

Norwalk, CA

#3802 Jul 31, 2012
Commander Bunny wrote:
<quoted text>R A C I S T !
FYI...mexica and his profile has been removed from topix...no longer exists!
Spike

Covina, CA

#3803 Jul 31, 2012
Spike says; it makes holes in plastic bags.

“Taste great in milk!”

Since: Aug 08

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#3805 Jul 31, 2012
Good Spike, sit, stay.
NoBlamer 2012

Mt Meadows Area, CA

#3807 Aug 1, 2012
LUNA wrote:
<quoted text>FYI...mexica and his profile has been removed from topix...no longer exists!
oh thats terrible...

now where am I gonna shi+
Spike

Covina, CA

#3808 Aug 1, 2012
You mean No Blabber.
Just me

Los Angeles, CA

#3811 Aug 2, 2012
Tell that to the many manufacturing companies in Los Angeles alone.
conquistador1519 wrote:
<quoted text> LMAO, Due to Liberal political ideology, California is bankrupt, and has been for a decade now. The liberals have given it all away for votes to stay in power. Soon California will fall victim to the parasites looking for a host to feed on! Manufacturing companies and businesses have either moved overseas or out of State! Facts that can't be disproven!
Just me

Los Angeles, CA

#3812 Aug 2, 2012
Any single use plastic should be banned when there are other feasible alternatives. Besides, it's not just a matter of polluting landfills, those bags easily travel miles on the wind and end up in waterways. Try doing a coastal cleanup sometime and you will see how bad the bag problem can get.
dogs rule wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree... why ban one plastic product and not all of them? I want to know what the REAL agenda is behind this issue, cuz it is clearly NOT about these bags in landfills. When these bags are outlawed, then ppl will use the expensive and thicker, slower to break down hefty garbage bags to pollute the landfills.. any civic engineer knows this... and so should any thinking American.
Spike

Monrovia, CA

#3813 Aug 2, 2012
Crews stabilized the situation Wednesday night, but they may be working to fill in the massive hole for days.
NoBlamer 2012

Mt Meadows Area, CA

#3814 Aug 2, 2012
Spike wrote:
Crews stabilized the situation Wednesday night, but they may be working to fill in the massive hole for days.
thats the only chance moochelle has to get off
Spike

Monrovia, CA

#3815 Aug 2, 2012
Did you say Ryan needs his head examined?

Since: Aug 12

Jackson St Forest, CA

#3816 Aug 3, 2012
Ya whats wrong with paper bags? all the logs come from Canada anyway lmao. they won't allow us any industry here. The day you dictate to me what bags i carry my food home in is the day I start growing my own food and homesteading like the old days. Lets see how you corporations do when that movement starts. Pisses me off, who do you guys think you are? Plastic bags are bad for the environment though, but paper bags should be priced into the goods already.
Spike

Covina, CA

#3817 Aug 3, 2012
Still spilling your guts out about plastic?

Since: Sep 08

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#3818 Aug 3, 2012
LUNA wrote:
<quoted text>FYI...mexica and his profile has been removed from topix...no longer exists!
Gloop!
Spike

Sierra Madre, CA

#3819 Aug 3, 2012
Whey read it, just post over it or paint over it.
marcco

West Hills, CA

#3820 Aug 5, 2012
With all the troubles California has, banning plastic bag is a concern ?? How about being the least business friendly state in the nation? More and more people moving out and little if none moving in. The state is a mess and many citizens have given up and just leaving for a better life.
I moved 5 years ago and so glad I did, but go back to visit family which I'm hope will join me soon.
Spike

Monrovia, CA

#3821 Aug 5, 2012
Yipes, it's Sunday August 05, 2012 and all the children are at play again, here
laissez faite

Redlands, CA

#3823 Aug 5, 2012
I can't believe that people are debating plastic bags (drummed up issue based on pseudoscience aka environmentalism) while 3 cities have declared bankruptcy and this green state is $16B in the red. Wake up, folks! Get your priorities right.
laissez faire

Redlands, CA

#3824 Aug 5, 2012
Corrected my user name:)

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