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.
CA Plastic Bag Makers Want To Overturn Ban; Submit Signatures To Put Referendum On 2016 BallotIf the referendum qualifies, the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in.
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.
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 Jose's Strict Plastic Bag Ban Seen As Business OpportunityOn January 1st, one of the toughest plastic bag bans in the country went into effect in San Jose. While some shoppers are complaining about the new rules, others see a business opportunity.
San Jose Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect In New YearStarting Sunday, retailers in San Jose and unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County can no longer use single-use plastic bags and paper bags without recycled content, as a city and county ordinance to ban the bags takes effect.