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Let's Ban the Bag in Florida!

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About The Bag Bill HB93/S162?, The bill would allow coastal municipalities with populations under 100,000 to create a pilot program to regulate or ban disposable plastic bags. 

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his will be the first step in initiating a statewide ban. Please help us by calling your elected officials today. This is time-sensitive and all calls are recorded, so make your voice be heard. Enclosed find a sample script to use when calling your Senator or Representative:

"Hello, my name is (insert your name here) and I am a resident of (enter your County here) and I am calling your office today to express my support for HB93/S162, a bill which will allow coastal municipalities with populations under 100,000 to create a pilot program to regulate or ban disposable plastic bags."

Some facts about Plastic:
- Plastic is the most common type of marine litter worldwide ?

- An estimated 100,000 marine mammals and up to 1 million sea ?birds die every year after ingesting or being tangled in plastic ?marine litter

- Up to 80% of the plastic in our oceans comes from land-based ?sources

- In 2009, about 3.8 million tons of waste plastic “bags, sacks, ?and wraps” ? were generated in the U.S., but only 9.4% of this ?was recycled

- Approximately thirty municipalities in Florida have passed resolutions ?requesting the home rule authority to regulate single-use ?plastics bags locally

- Support HB93/S162??

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