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Cashier puts customer purchases into plastic bags at a check-out counter in a Target store. (AP)

Appeals Court Upholds San Francisco’s Plastic Bag Ban

A 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.

12/12/2013

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Plastic Bag Ban Now Includes Restaurants

Beginning 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.

10/01/2013

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San Jose’s Strict Plastic Bag Ban Seen As Business Opportunity

On 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.

01/03/2012

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San Jose Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect In New Year

Starting 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.

12/30/2011

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