Where did the plastic bags go? Greens want federal plastic bag ban following lead of California

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest on efforts to ban plastic bags? How many U.S. locales have instituted some kind of ban, and have these initiatives made a dent in the amount of plastic litter? — Melinda Clarke, New York, NY   California made big news recently when it announced the first statewide ban on plastic shopping bags […]