(The Action Alert below went out to our San Jose members. -Brian)
This Tuesday, September 22,
Why this is Important
Litter from plastic bags defaces our streets, lines our streams, and smothers both the
While over a dozen local cities will make their own decisions about bags,
What you can do
Tell the City Council you support the plastic bag ban and recycled content for paper bags. Please also tell them you want them to consider either a fee on paper bags or higher recycled content now, or by reviewing the issue two years in the future.
Please email your support to the Mayor and City Council (just copy and paste the emails below):
by this Tuesday, September 22 at 9:00 a.m. Attending the meeting to voice your support is even better, if you can go.
Please let us know that you have written or fax us a copy (650) 968-843
For more information, see the Committee for Green Foothills letter, Coyote Creek as the #2 Litter Hot Spot according to Save the Bay, and San Jose City Council Agenda Item 7.2.
– The Folks at Green Foothills
Committee for Green Foothills
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