Friday, 12 April 2019 23:28

Californi-cation of NM: ABQ wants to ban straws & more

The Albuquerque City Council will be voting on a bill to prohibit single use plastic bags, plastic drinking straws, and Styrofoam takeout containers.  It is one of the most restrictive bans in the country. 
This ordinance is scheduled to be heard Monday, April 15, at 5 p.m. at Albuquerque City Hall.  
Your attendance and/or emails will make a difference!

When: Monday, April 15, 2019
Time:  5 pm; 4 pm to sign up to testify
Where: Vincent E. Griego Chambers 
        One Civic Plaza NW
        Albuquerque / Bernalillo County Government Center

If you cannot attend, please send a message to city councilors, their analysts, and Mayor Keller by using a convenient tool provided the the NM Restaurant Association (NMRA) by clicking here

Read more about this issue in the ABQ Journal here.  More information on the NMRA Plastic Ban Resource Page here.