City Council Committee Amends Proposed Plastic Bag Ban To Only Ban 'Thin Plastic'Plastic bags in Baltimore may get a little bit thicker if a new amendment to the plastic bag ban bill is approved by City Council.
City Council Tackles Benefits, Costs Of Plastic Bag BanThe Baltimore City Council is giving a plastic bag ban in the city another go.
You Could Be Swallowing A Credit Card's Weight In Plastic Every WeekGlobally, we are ingesting an average of 5 grams of plastic every week, the equivalent of a credit card, a new study suggests.
Report Warns Against Using Plastic Food ContainersA new report is warning against using plastic food containers because of the fear that harmful chemicals could leak into your food.
El Monterey Breakfast Burritos RecalledRuiz Food Products is recalling approximately 50,706 pounds of frozen breakfast burritos that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic.
35,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef Recalled For Plastic ContaminationThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the recall of more than 35,000 pounds of ground beef after a consumer found hard plastic pieces in their meat.
Plastic Bag Ban Reintroduced At Baltimore City Council MeetingThe so-called plastic bag ban is back on the table in Baltimore City. The measure was reintroduced after it was vetoed by the mayor late last year.
Montgomery County Considering Styrofoam BanLawmakers in Montgomery County are proposing legislation that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers.
What's Best For The Environment: Do This, Not ThatWhen trying to determine what is best for the environment, there are several options we are faced with. Here are some helpful and simple pointers to lead a greener lifestyle.
Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of MiscarriageNew research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.
Wegmans Recalls Pumpkin Rolls Because Of PlasticWegmans is recalling a batch of pumpkin rolls because the baked goods may contain pieces of clear plastic from the packaging.
Company Recalls Soup Sold At Wegmans, Including Md. LocationA Fall River, Mass., manufacturer is recalling about 4,000 pounds of soup products after consumers found bits of plastic in the soups.
Metro Urging Travelers To Use Plastic FarecardsMetro is encouraging customers to switch from using paper farecards to plastic ones.
Easton Recycling Program To Begin July 1Easton's curbside recycling program is set to begin July 1.
Prince George's Could Add 5-Cent Bag TaxPrince George's County could be the next jurisdiction in line in the Washington area to add a disposable bag tax.