Paper bags

San Francisco Mayor Supports Ramping Up Plastic Bag BanThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors will consider legislation to force merchants to charge for shopping bags, and to ban plastic bags at all stores in the city.
San Francisco Mayor Supports Mandatory Charge On Paper Grocery Bags San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee supports a proposed mandatory charge on paper bags provided at store check-out counters and has called it a good way to “modify behavior.”
Santa Clara County Approves Plastic Bag BanThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning approved an ordinance that bans plastic bags and most single-use paper bags in the county’s unincorporated areas.
Marin County Supervisors Approve Ban On Plastic BagsThe Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a ban on plastic bags at grocery stores in unincorporated areas starting in 2012.