Tioga County Public Health is geared up and ready for the New York State Plastic Bag Ban that goes into effect on March 1. By eliminating the use of plastic bags, New York State can save on an estimated 23 billion plastic bags that... Read More.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a statewide education and outreach campaign to ensure that New Yorkers are aware of the March 1 ban on single-use plastic bags. The Bring Your Own Bag NY campaign, spearheaded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation,... Read More.
Tioga County NY Sustainability Manager Ellen Pratt appeared on the WEBO Morning Show to discuss New York State's new ban on plastic grocery and shopping bags. Beginning March 1st 2020, you will no longer be able to have your groceries bagged into traditional plastic... Read More.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that his 2020 State of the State agenda will prohibit the distribution and use of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, single-use food containers. The proposal also bans the sale of expanded... Read More.