Projects and Writing
Jennie hones her dedication to sustainability in research and community-first projects on waste, single-use plastic, and other initiatives. The following academic journals and websites also feature Jennie's byline as a writer.
Follow PlasticBagLaws.org for Jennie Romer's blog series on plastic bag policy.
Why Bag Bans Won't Work: A Summary of Plastic Bag Law Effectiveness
Series: How to Get Active in Local Politics
Deja Vu: Debate Over Foam Food Containers Returns to NYC City Council
Why Carryout Fees Are More Effective Than Plastic Bag Bans
The Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation
The Supreme Court of Texas Strikes Down Laredo's Bag Ban: Why We Should All Be Alarmed
Plastic Bag Bans Draw Unexpected Supporters in Texas: Cotton Ginners and Cattle Ranchers
Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinances: New York City’s Proposed Charge on All Carryout Bags as a Model for U.S. Cities, Tulane Environmental Law Journal (2014)
A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: The Plastics Industry’s “Public Interest” Role in Legislation and Litigation of Plastic Bag Laws in California, Golden Gate University Environmental Law Journal (2012)
Single-Use Plastic Carryout Bags: An Icon Of Waste, Sustainability: The Journal of Record (2012)
The Evolution of SF’s Plastic Bag Ban, Golden Gate University Environmental Law Journal (2007)