News: Paying for Plastic Bags in California

We're usually pretty up to date on this sort of thing; however, yesterday was the first we'd heard of the proposed California Bag Tax. Do you think paying 25 cents per plastic bag will encourage more people to carry their own reusables? Or is it just an unfair money-making scheme?

Elsewhere: San Francisco thinks about riffling through its residents' trash and fining negligent recyclers, we look at compostable plastic cups, and we ask the question -- when does freecycling become littering?


When does freecycling become littering? How long should you be allowed to leave your unwanted items on the curb? Weigh in on the debate.

What do you think about compostable plastic cups? Green victory? Temporary solution? Greenwashing?

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Here come the trash police. Should the city of San Francisco fine people who don't recycle? That's what Gavin Newsom wants to do.

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