For Immediate Release: May 30, 2013
Contact: Molly Pacala, 212-819-4869
Statement from American Progressive Bag Alliance on California Senate Bill 405
Sacramento, Calif. – Today the California State Senate voted against Senate Bill 405, a ban on 100 percent recyclable plastic bags and a tax on paper bags.
The following is a statement from Mark Daniels, chairman of the American Progressive Bag Alliance, an organization representing the United States’ plastic bag manufacturing and recycling sector, which employs 30,800 people in 349 communities across the nation, including approximately 2,000 in California: Continue reading