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California's attempt to cut down on plastic bags has unintended consequences, spurring new legislative action

In the decade following California's celebrated first-in-the-nation single-use plastic bag ban, plastic bag waste jumped by nearly 50%. What went wrong?

Susanne Rust reports for The Los Angeles Times.

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Environment: What will plastic ban mean for takeaway prices?

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Single-use plastic ban comes into force in Wales

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The secret life of plastic

What happens to our trash once we’ve done our duty and tossed it into the right bin?
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Some firms unaware of England's new single-use plastic ban

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Editorial: Single-use plastics manufacturing shouldn't be subsidized.

The possibility of toxic fumes and the certainty of more plastic pollution are among the reasons Lockport should not subsidize SRI CV, a plastics company, especially given New York's environmental agenda.