Heal the Bay is sponsoring new legislation this year to reduce plastic bag litter on our beaches and oceans.
San Francisco, Malibu, Fairfax, and Palo Alto have banned plastic bags and at least 20 more cities in California are considering bans. AB 1998 will create one uniform policy for addressing all types of single-use bags to encourage consumers to use reusable bags, the most sustainable alternative.
If passed, AB 1998 would:
Send a letter today to Senator Darrell Steinberg expressing your support for AB 1998. Your letter will be e-mailed to Heal the Bay where we will print and hand-deliver deliver your message for maximum impact.