L.A. Implements Plastic Bag Ban, Effective Tomorrow

Foodable WebTV Network |  Photo Credit: LA Times

Foodable WebTV Network | Photo Credit: LA Times

We all know Los Angeles isn't the cleanest city. But now, officials have taken a step toward preventing "plastic bags from clogging landfills, waterways and the ocean, where they kill marine life." It's a start.

Beginning tomorrow, don't expect to hear "paper or plastic?" at your local L.A. grocery store. (Do cashiers even still ask that question?) The city is on a mission to become more eco-friendly, switching plastic bags with totes. In fact, with a ban in place, plastic bags will become illegal for big grocery chains and retailers like Target and Wal-Mart, as well as other big retail chains that sell groceries. Read More