Plastic bag ban expansion considered

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Monday, October 08, 2012

The Portland City Council will consider expanding the city's plastic bag ban on its one-year anniversary.

Options include covering more businesses and requiring them to charge for paper bags.

The council is scheduled to receive a one-year report on the ban on Wednesday. At that time, the council will also be asked to authorize the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability to study the expansion options.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

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