January 25, 2011

Plastic Bag Ban Town Meeting

Fifth district councilwoman, Gerrie Schipske, is hosting a Plastic Bag Ban Town Meeting on Saturday, January 29 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Long Beach Water Treatment Plant (2950 Redondo Ave., near Spring St. and Redondo Ave.).

Panelists are: the American Chemists Council, Heal the Bay, Surfrider Foundation, Sierra Club and California Grocers. They will be discussing the effects plastic bags have on the environment, issues and concerns with the prohibition of plastic bags, and options for Long Beach.

For more information, contact the Office of Councilwoman Schipske at 562.570.6932, or district@longbeach.gov