Plastic bag backlash: Can recycling programs beat back anti-bag fervor?


North Carolinians are being encouraged to reduce, reuse, and recycle their plastics grocery bags, with the state becoming the fourth in the U.S. to join the "A Bag's Life" recycling education movement. The program helps consumers find the roughly 1200 grocery and retail store drop off sites for plastic bags across North Carolina.

North Carolina retailers and legislators announced the state's involvement in the program on the steps of the legislative building. The awareness campaign includes a website with a zip code locator app and a make-your-own video contest that will begin in the fall....
Read more