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Imagine Baltimore Without Plastic Bag Pollution

Black and white plastic bangs hanging from a downed tree branch. A Baltimore bag ban could cut down on plastic pollution in our local waterways.
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Baltimore is trying to ban plastic bagsā€¦again. This time, the ban has a big chance of becoming law…with your help. In Baltimore, plastic bags are everywhere. They fly down our streets, get caught in trees, clog our waterways, and harm…

Join In & Sack the Plastic Bag in Baltimore

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It’s a fact: plastic bags are a major source of trash in Baltimore’s rivers and in the Baltimore Harbor. According to various estimates, plastic bags are the second most common trash pollutant making up 10% of total trash and 50%…