Padilla http://kvpr.org en Bill Would Phase Out Plastic Bags in California http://kvpr.org/post/bill-would-phase-out-plastic-bags-california <div><p>Plastic bags may not be an option much longer at California grocery stores. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban the bags. Despite previous attempts, supporters believe this time the bill will pass. Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento.</p><p>California retailers hand out more than 14 billion single use plastic bags every year. The state’s own figures show only 5 percent are recycled. Mark Murray is with Californians Against Waste.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:34:25 +0000 Amy Quinton 13691 at http://kvpr.org Bill Would Phase Out Plastic Bags in California