Kick the Bag Habit!
Californians use an estimated 19 billion plastic bags per year. Only five percent of these are recycled. Once upon a time, everyone brought their own grocery bags. It's easy, but in the U.S., we're out of practice. With a little incentive, we can kick our bag habits together. Urge your elected officials to end the free distribution of single-use plastic and paper bags today!
Don't let street litter become Bay Trash!
Street litter becomes Bay trash as it flows into storm drains and creeks. Commonly littered items such as plastic bags, Styrofoam food containers, and cigarette butts are collected in large quantities each year on Coastal Cleanup Day. We need to stop litter at its source – sign the petition to urge your Mayor to pass bans on these products and make cleaning up the Bay a priorit