The City Council finally gets on the banned wagon.
As aldermen push their own environmental plans, will Mayor Emanuel really stand on the sideline?
Washington’s implementation of a plastic bag tax is going well.
Seattle’s mayor finds inspiration in Chicago as he ponders a re-election bid.
The City Council’s environment committee takes a baby step toward ending the plague of plastic bags.
Update on the plastic bag front: The Illinois Retail Merchants Association takes a bold stand against higher taxes.
Environmentalists say the latest proposal to require plastic bag recycling in Chicago still has lots of holes.
What are plastic bags made out of? “Plastic” refers to different materials made from carbon (which is usually drawn from petroleum), used in anything from milk jugs to vinyl jackets. Household products, including shopping bags, are typically printed with a number to make sorting and recycling easier. Bags are usually made out of number two […]