18 Jan '12, 10am

25 California cities now have plastic bag bans What do you think?

With the seven cities and unincorporated communities in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., passing legislation to restrict plastic shopping bags last week, the number of jurisdictions in the Golden State with plastic bag bans has increased from 17 to 25. Photo: Flickr/currybet Last week, the seven cities and unincorporated communities in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., passed legislation to restrict single-use plastic shopping bags, raising the number of Golden State jurisdictions with plastic bag bans from 17 to 25. Elected officials on the county’s waste management board voted 8-5 to prohibit supermarkets, pharmacies and other large retailers from distributing plastic bags to customers starting this October, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reported. Under the new regulations, stores can give out 40-percent recycled-content paper bags, but must charge a 10-cent fee per bag to en...

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