Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect For Unincorporated Monterey CountyShoppers in unincorporated Monterey County will have to start bringing their own bags to businesses starting this Friday, when a plastic bag ban goes into effect.
Appeals Court Upholds San Francisco's Plastic Bag BanA state appeals court has upheld a San Francisco law banning the use of non-compostable plastic bags at checkout stands in retail stores and grocery markets.
Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect In Redwood City Shoppers in Redwood City are adjusting to a ban on plastic bags that went into effect on Tuesday, a city spokeswoman said.
San Francisco's Plastic Bag Ban Now Includes RestaurantsBeginning Tuesday, that doggie bag at your favorite San Francisco eatery will cost you. As is already the case at grocery and retail stores in the city, plastic bags are now officially off the menu for leftovers and takeout at restaurants.
San Francisco’s Plastic Bag Ban Expands To Restaurants Next MonthStarting next month, the City of San Francisco is expanding its ban on plastic bags to thousands of restaurants that offer take out and delivery.
L.A. Joins San Francisco, San Jose In Banning Plastic BagsLos Angeles joined San Francisco and San Jose on Tuesday, as all three of the state's largest cities will now ban free plastic bags in grocery stores.
California State Senate Rejects Plastic Bag BanThe state Senate has rejected a bill that would have phased out the use of single-use plastic checkout bags in grocery, drug and convenience stores.
12 San Mateo County Cities Enact Plastic Bag Bans On Earth DayA dozen San Mateo County cities celebrated Earth Day on Monday by implementing plastic bag bans.
Alameda County Joins Plastic Bag BanStarting January 1, 2013, grocery stores and many other retailers in Alameda County will no longer provide single-use plastic carryout bags at checkout.
Santa Cruz Set To Ban Plastic Bags For To-Go Food In RestaurantsSanta Cruz was set to be among the first counties in the state to ban restaurants from using plastic bags for to-go food.
Judge Upholds San Francisco’s Expanded Plastic Bag Ban A judge upheld a law that is scheduled to go into effect next month that would extend San Francisco’s ban on the use of plastic bags in retail establishments, according to the city attorney’s office.
Lawsuit Challenges San Francisco Plastic Bag BanSan Francisco’s ban on plastic bags is being challenged in court on the grounds that the city needed to examine the environmental impacts of imposing such a ban, according to a lawsuit filed this week.

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