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Date of plastic bag ban approaches

Colorful plastic bags stuck in tree. (Photo by Victor Andronache / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Proponents of the single-use plastic bag ban are busy preparing for the start date. On April 22, Earth Day, stores will be disallowed from handing their products over in plastic bags. Nick Szabo, who sits on the Solid Waste Advisory Board, says single-use bags hurt the …

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Assembly and Council Touch Base on Plastic Bag Ban

Black plastic bag. Christer / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly is making a possible ban on single-use plastic bags an open conversation with the Kodiak City Council from the get-go. The borough’s Solid Waste Advisory Board has been working on the ban. SWAB has so far drafted an ordinance, consulted the borough attorney, and sent a representative …

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Plastic Bag Ban Heads to Kodiak Island Borough Assembly

A screenshot from Ramin Bahrani’s short-film “Plastic Bag” about pollution.Ars Electronica / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT The single-use plastic bag ban continues to inch forward. The Kodiak Island Borough Solid Waste Advisory Board, or SWAB, held a regular meeting Monday night where members of the public spoke about the distribution of plastic bags in Kodiak stores and the possible ban. So …

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