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Eugene's plastic bag ban begins

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Thursday, May 02, 2013

Eugene's plastic bag ban went into effect May 1, along with a mandatory 5 cent fee for paper bags.

Grocery Outlet manager Rod Kinney said a lot of his customers already bring reusable bags. The official start of the ban seemed like a normal day, he said, because the store started using paper bags about a month ago.

For most businesses, the first day of the plastic bag ban was easy, said Stephanie Scafa, the city’s zero waste analyst.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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0 #1 CMOGuest 2013-05-06 14:50:40
We applaud all efforts to protect the environment and communities worldwide through the use of reusable bags. When single use plastic bag fees and bans are approved, those locations join the ranks of municipalities throughout the world whose stories are highlighted on our interactive worldwide bag ban map http://www.factorydirectpromos.com/plastic-bag-bans. Check it out, share the map and keep going reusable!

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