20 Jun '13, 9am

Los Angeles to Become Biggest US City to Ban Plastic Bags

Los Angeles to Become Biggest US City to Ban Plastic Bags

The City Council approved the ordinance 11-1 and the ban will go into place once signed by the mayor (either current Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa or Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti, who takes office July 1st). The ordinance specifically bans single-use bags in any store that sells groceries and mandates that retailers charge customers 10 cents per bag unless they bring reusable tote bags. This will surely make a dent in the amount of trash around LA and in their landfills, especially considering the city uses over 2 billion single-use plastic bags a year, according to the council’s

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2013/06/20/los-angeles-to-become-...

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