The Dallas Independent School District joined the city of Dallas in kicking off the latest A Bag’s Life plastic bag and film challenge Dec. 10. With dozens of schools signed up to compete, and a dozen or so more expected to join in, the challenge may just prove what everybody already knows — everything is BIG in Texas.
Oley, PA - Girl Scout Troop 1645 of Oley was recognized recently for collecting 61,852 plastic bags for recycling and reuse by Trex Co., headquartered in Winchester, Va. The company, one of the nation's leading manufacturers of wood alternative products for decking materials, puts forth an annual challenge to the entire country to see which participating organization can collect the most plastic bags.
Since launching A Bag's Life earlier this year, Georgia recycling advocates have been busy getting the word out that there is more to me than a one-time tote.
From the southernmost boarder in historic Thomasville, northwest to Rome at the Alabama line and into the heart of metropolitan Atlanta, folks are embracing the notion that I'm not just a pretty face. :-)
Kroger, in partnership with several local organizations, is celebrating Earth Day by encouraging customers to value "A Bag's Life" - a recycling movement that locates drop-off sites for plastic bags and wraps, including the 215 Kroger stores across its Atlanta Division that will accept customers' plastic bags between April 16 - 22.
(West Babylon, NY) - Dec. 13, 2011 - Just in time for peak holiday shopping, here comes A Bag's Life, a statewide educational campaign launched today to remind New Yorkers to bring back their plastic bags to a store that recycles them.
Today, KPB is launching "A Bag's Life," a campaign to promote the recycling of plastic bags and wrapping materials. This includes dry-cleaner bags, bread bags, newspaper bags. A rule of thumb: If it's soft plastic, it's okay. If it crackles when you crinkle it, no go.
During the city's deliberations over whether to tax or ban plastic bags from large stores, KPB more or less broke with other environmental groups in promoting plastic bag recycling instead.
(Greensburg) -- An environmental organization is calling on Pennsylvanians to recycle their plastic bags. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has launched a program called "A Bag's Life" that sets up drop-off locations for plastic bags at 30 retailers and 1,400 locations across the state.
Group president Shannon Reiter says grocery bags aren't the only types of bags that can be recycled.
Can you guess how many plastic bags are compressed into approximately a 3 x 3 brick? If you can, you could win a cool outdoor bench - made from recycled plastic bags - and donated to us by Virginia's very own Trex Company. Mil-tek, another Virginia company, baled the bags into the brick so we could bring you this fun contest.