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Project: Clean Water

Laguna Beach High School Bag Ban

Bag Ban Effort

Project Description

Laguna Beach HS Surfrider Club worked with South OC Chapter of Surfrider Foundation to have bag ban and EPS foodservice ban legislation agendized with Laguna Beach City Council and City Manager for a February 2012 5-0 unanimous approval vote.  Students attended various council meetings and participated in high-profile distribution of reusable bags provided by the City of Laguna Beach and given out at Whole Foods on several weekends.

Concrete Goals

Ban Plastic Bags in City of Laguna Beach

Specific Plan

Project Leaders

Promotion & Documentation