Plastic Bag Ban in Malibu


Chapter: West Los Angeles / Malibu
State: CA
Country: USA
Theme: Plastic Pollution
Completion Date: May 03 2008
Status: Victory

In support of Heal The Bay's effort to address the problem of plastic bag litter in the marine environment, the West LA/Malibu Chapter successfully helped to convinced the Malibu City Council to ban both regular and biodegradable bags in all retail stores. This victory was part of the Chapter's Rise Above Plastics campaign efforts to educate members, the public, and local government officials about the dangers of plastic marine debris.