Parts of LA county will be banning disposable, single-use plastic as of next year. County supervisors recently approved the measure 3-1, in hopes of preventing billions of bags from polluting neighborhoods and waterways. This will affect about 1.1 million people.
In addition, paper bags in LA County will now cost 10 cents apiece-- providing yet another incentive for southern Californians to start adopting reusable bags. Read more about it.
If L.A. can do it . . .