Belmont, California Could Be Next City to Ban Plastic Bags


The city of Belmont, California is considering a ban on plastic bags, following in the footsteps of San Jose, Palo Alto and San Francisco. The proposed ban would be imposed on all single-use plastic bags, with a fee charged to retailers who provide single-use paper bags to customers and a provision that all paper bags be made of 40 percent recycled content. The full story is available on the “Smart Growth Online” website...

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