Projects and Writing
Jennie hones her dedication to sustainability through a variety of research and community-first projects on waste, single-use plastic, and other initiatives above. The following academic journals and websites also feature Jennie's byline as a writer.
New: forthcoming book announcement
Follow PlasticBagLaws.org for Jennie Romer's regular blog series on all things related to 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 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)