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January Pod Meetup


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In case you hadn’t heard, in May 2019 we launched a Morsbag ‘Pod’ at Athens Makerspace. What is a Morsbag, you ask? An international movement known as Morsbags has formed ‘pods’ of sewists all over the world who meet up to sociably upcycle fabrics into reusable bags that are then given away for FREE! At… Read More

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Ban on Local Plastic Bag Bans Passes House on Mostly Party-Line Vote

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Local communities wouldn’t be able to ban single use plastic bags under a bill the Ohio House has passed – mostly along party lines – and sent on to the Senate. House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) supported the ban on bans of “auxiliary containers” such as plastic bags and other products, saying retailers need uniform rules. “There… Read More

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Opponents Urge Lawmakers to Toss Out Ban on Plastic Bag Bans

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State senators considering one of two bills to ban local bans on plastic bags heard from around 40 opponents, who either came to a committee hearing or sent in written testimony. There were local officials talking home rule, including Ben Kessler, the mayor of Bexley, one of three communities that has enacted a ban on plastic bags. “That’s something… Read More