Recycling Today -- Several organizations in Texas have pooled their efforts to launch the “A Bag’s Life” plastic bag recycling awareness program in the Lone Star State.
According to a news release on the A Bag’s Life website (www.abagslife.com), Texas becomes the third state in the country to have adopted such a statewide plastic bag recycling program. Florida and Virginia also have begun promoting the plastic bag recycling program.
(By Daye Decker) ConnectAmarilllo.com -- Reduce, reuse, recycle we've heard it a million times, but one campaign is working to make it a reality here in Texas. The Lone Star State is joining the ranks with two other states to launch a statewide plastic bag recycling program in conjunction with the national "A Bag's Life" program.
(Austin, TX) – Feb. 15, 2010 – A statewide plastic bag recycling awareness campaign in Texas called A Bag’s Life, which includes an interactive and educational website, an app that pinpoints nearly 1,800 drop-off sites by zip code and a make-your-own video contest, was launched today at the Texas State Capitol. Representatives from the Texas General Land Office, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Keep Texas Beautiful, the Texas Department of Transportation, the State of Texas
Everyone, it seems, is looking for ways to reuse what’s on hand.
Enter the simple plastic bag. Recycling your plastic bags is one way to give them a second chance. You can drop them off at a store that takes them back and viola! your plastic bags are repurposed into benches, patio decking, crates and flower pots.
(Richmond, VA) – Feb. 1, 2011 – Got a creative idea about recycling and a video camera? That’s all it takes if you’re a high school student in Virginia and want a chance to win up to $1,000 in a video contest going on now thru March 1.
The Commonwealth of Virginia is the birthplace of eight U.S. presidents and its storied history dates back more than 400 years. So it was a thrill for me to get such a warm welcome on America Recycles Day 2010.
Our kick-off event was pretty darn great.
Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB), with Mike Baum at the helm and his trusty intern Dawn Neher right there beside him, organized the official rollout to honor your humble Baggie. The Virginia Retail Federation was right there, too, lending a hand.