WEDNESDAY, MAY 4th, 4 p.m.
LEGISLATIVE HALL, 411 Legislative Avenue, Dover
HOUSE HEARING ROOM, Second Floor
HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE HEARING ON House Bill 202
An act to reduce plastic bag pollution in our communities and environment, a logical update of Delaware's current plastic bag policy and mirrored after laws from all around the globe including Washington D.C. and Montgomery County, MD.
Please plan to attend OR write your state legislators and ask that they support HB202.
Find more information HERE.
If Looks Could Kill
Marine animals as well as domestic animals, such as cows, often mistake plastic bags for food, or become entangled in or asphyxiated by them.
Reduce comes first.
Refuse to Use single-use plastics. Challenge yourself to create new habits. One person can make a difference!
April 23, 2016
Guinness Book of World Records Attempt for World's Largest Plastic
We did it!
DELAWARE PLASTIC POLLUTION ACTION COALITION
Many countries have done it.
A whole bunch of U.S. counties have done it.
Practically a gazillion U.S. cities have done it.
But, no other state in the U.S. has yet done it.*
Delaware can be THE FIRST STATE
to comprehensively address
plastic bag pollution for good.
*An estimated 54% of the world's population is now covered under a plastic bag fee or ban.
Wilmington City Council Endorses Statewide Bill to Address Plastic Bag Pollution
Resolution #4168 was passed unanimously by Wilmington's City Council on February 18th. Following discussions with BringYourOwnBag Delaware and DEPPAC members regarding the blight of litter in the City and the costly impact of plastic bags on the City's stormwater systems, Councilman Bud Freel sponsored the resolution which congratulates the current state General Assembly for taking action on the issue and encourages prompt passage of House Bill 202 this Spring.