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San Francisco Mayor Supports Ramping Up Plastic Bag Ban

The 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.

02/07/2012

Reusable grocery bags at a Whole Foods Market. (David McNew/Getty Images)

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.”

11/29/2011

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Santa Clara County Approves Plastic Bag Ban

The 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/26/2011

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Marin County Supervisors Approve Ban On Plastic Bags

The Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a ban on plastic bags at grocery stores in unincorporated areas starting in 2012.

CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011

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