Narragansett Bay, our beaches, and our ocean coast are Rhode Island's most treasured places - but they are in danger from the looming threat of disposable plastic checkout bags.
Once they get into the marine environment, plastic bags kill animals like birds, sea turtles, and whales. Fish and filter feeders such as quahogs are also vulnerable to toxic substances carried on plastic fragments.
Nothing we use for just five minutes should fill our waterways with trash and threaten the wildlife we treasure and depend on. Sign this petition to support a plastic bag ban in Providence, RI.
Then click here to send a direct message to your state lawmakers as well: http://bit.ly/16btHRO
Channing Jones started this petition with a single signature, and now has 565 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.