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Shoppers have gone into bat for besieged woolworths staff who were forced to deal with the backlash from the supermarket’s ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill would require a reusable grocery bag producer to provide proof of a reusable grocery bag made from plastic film that meets the specifications of the. Our interactive plastic bag ban map offers breaking news and current information, making it easy to examine and scrutinize the always changing,. With california finally voting in a statewide referendum to enact its plastic bag ban in the 2016 election, the national battle over plastic bag bans entered its latest phase while there are municipalities and counties across the country with bans in place, california’s is the first statewide ban.
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