Milan Banning Cars On Sunday To Lessen Smog

 Good News Notes: “Italy’s fashion and design capital, Milan, is banning cars from driving within city limits on Sunday to reduce air pollution levels. This means that, on Sunday, residents and tourists in the city will have to get around using bikes, electronic scooters or public transport from 10:00 a.m. (9:00 GMT) to 6:00 p.m. The…

Wegmans’ plastic bag ban goes into effect Monday

Good News Notes: “Get your shopping bags out because starting Monday, Wegmans will no longer be using plastic bags. The grocery store chain is trying out the ban on their plastic bags before New York State bans most single-use plastics in March. Ithaca and Corning were the first in Upstate New York to try it…

Citing plastic pollution, state Dems would ban cigarette filters

 Good News Notes: “Recycling efforts increased in the last decade, but so has the use of single-serve plastics. The Tobacco Product Waste Reduction Act, introduced by Democratic state lawmakers on Thursday, prohibits selling cigarettes with single-use filters as another kind of plastic pollutant. ‘Cigarette butts are everywhere—littering our streets, our parks, and our waterways, and…