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October 31, 2014

Surf Stomp Chapter Conference Party!

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October 23, 2014

RAP Resolutions

In 2008, the Florida Legislature adopted a bill prohibiting local governments from banning plastic bags until the Department of Environmental Protection creates recycling recommendations, and they are adopted by the Legislature. The Department of Environmental Protection drafted those recommendations in 2010, but the Florida Legislature STILL hasn’t adopted them! So, the Surfrider Foundation is working with local governments across the state to pass resolutions asking the Legislature to give them the authority to regulate, tax, limit or ban plastic bags. In the past few months, we’re successfully partnered with a number of cities and municipalities:

To learn more about our Rise Above Plastics efforts, or for help getting a resolution passed in your city or county contact Holly Parker at

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