Take urgent action to ban plastic bags!


At the beginning of the year, Rhode Island lawmakers took up consideration of a bill to ban plastic shopping bags statewide. This should be a no-brainer: banning plastic bags would be a huge victory for Narragansett Bay and its wildlife by eliminating a major source of marine trash.

That's why we can’t believe top state lawmakers haven’t yet scheduled this for a vote.

Send a message showing Rhode Island’s top leaders, as well as your own state rep and senator, where you stand.


Scott Madison May 27, 2014 at 03:08 PM
No Way. I re-use all the plastic bags we get from the market. Picking up poop, storage, lunch bags, etc... Instead of banning the plastic bag make it more environmentally friendly. Don't force me to buy more bags to do all the things I re-use the current ones for....


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