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Plastic Bags

  1. environmental concerns
    What You Need to Know About New York’s Plastic-Bag BanNo more (or at least fewer) plastic bags in trees!
  2. who wore it better?
    Leonardo DiCaprio’s Plastic Bag Made It to Paris Fashion WeekWho wore it better?
  3. bag men
    State Lawmakers Have Voted to Block NYC’s Plastic-Bag FeeThe bill goes to Governor Cuomo’s desk seven days before the fee starts.
  4. bag men
    State Senate Votes to Cancel NYC’s Looming Plastic-Bag FeeOpponents can’t stop it unless they get Cuomo’s signature by February 14, though.
  5. Bagmen
    Lawmakers Are Fighting to Prevent a Plastic-Bag Fee in NYCA bill outlawing the surcharge is reportedly gathering momentum in Albany.
  6. new york city council
    New Yorkers Will Have to Start Paying for Plastic Bags This FallFive cents a bag, starting October 1.
  7. new york city council
    Enjoy Your Free Plastic Bags While You Can, New YorkersCity Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has backed a bill that would slap a five-cent surcharge on each one.
  8. feature
    The Ban on Plastic Bags vs. the Ban on Bag BansThe fight is about a lot more than how to get groceries home.
  9. trash
    New Yorkers Might Have to Pay an Extra 10 Cents to Get Disposable BagsPaper and plastic.
  10. Leftovers
    Lou Amdur Teams Up With Night+Market; Plan Check Opening Fairfax LocationThe owner of Lou Wine Bar will pair vino with seven courses of Thai street food.
  11. Mediavore
    Stock Watchers See Bimbo as a Potential Buyer For Troubled Tasty Baking Co.;Plus Acme plans to close five Philly area locations, and the just signed food-safety bill might cause prices to go up, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. Mediavore
    Plastic Bags Banned by L.A. County; French and Mexican Foods Need ProtectionUnincorporated areas of L.A. will see plastic grocery bags phased out, while The U.N. starts looking to save cultural cuisine.
  13. Mediavore
    El Carmen Is Having A Quinceañera; Lake Street Creamery Welcomed To MadA Third Street tequila bar is already turning fifteen while an ice cream truck’s Don Draper flavor gets applauded by the show itself.
  14. Mediavore
    Plastic Bag Ban Rejected; Roger Ebert Begins Food WritingThe senate shoots down environmentally-friendly legislature while a critic who can’t eat much has a knack for writing about eating.
  15. Mediavore
    Farmers Markets Going Mobile; Santa Monica Plans Bag BanFarmers markets hit four wheels while the seaside city will proceed on a ban even if the Senate does not.
  16. Videofeed
    The Short, Brutal Life of The Majestic Plastic BagHeal the Bay releases a clever mockumentary to support its proposed legislature for a ban on single-use plastic bags.
  17. movies
    See The Majestic Plastic Bag, a Short Nature MockumentaryThe second-best film about an anthropomorphized shopping vessel to come out this year.
  18. movies
    Werner Herzog Gives Voice to a Plastic Bag in Plastic BagA discarded plastic bag “ventures through the environmentally barren remains of America.”
  19. the third terminator
    Bloomberg’s ‘Bag Tax’ to Include More Than Just Grocery StoresWhy the proposed plastic-bag tax is expected to rake in so much more than earlier estimates.
  20. the third terminator
    Is Fee for Shopping Bags a Sacky Decision?Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to charge six cents per plastic bag won’t really help change the environment and people’s habits. Will it?