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Would Illinois residents support taxes on plastic bags to help the state coffers?

Amann then places most of Smith’s items into two single-use plastic bags. If proposed legislation goes through, Smith would have ... You make the choice, there’s a 10-cent fee for that choice. Your ... read more

Forgetting your own bag at the grocery store could cost you 25 cents

Forgot to bring your reusable bag to the grocery store? That could cost you 25 cents if Supervisor Vallie Brown has her way. Shoppers in San Francisco currently have to pay 10 cents for a bag if they ... read more

Woolf: What happens when plastic bags are banned in Vermont?

You'll never miss a story with our daily headlines in your inbox. Banning plastic ... will have to pay 10 cents for a bag. Advocates argue that will encourage people to bring their own bags ... read more

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Lamont goes 10 cents further on plastic bag bans

Ned Lamont chimed in with his own proposal. And that’s when the trouble started. As part of his revenue package, Lamont is recommending a statewide 10-cent per ... s something you don’t have to have – ... read more

Cuyahoga County's proposed 10-cent fee on bags met with some skepticism

If legislation proposed by council member Sunny Simon and co-sponsored by Dale Miller is approved, many shoppers would pay 10 cents for each plastic ... bag in the items you are purchasing. I don't ... read more

L.A. County Plastic Bag Ban: Where Does Your 10-Cent Fee for Paper End Up?

The debate revolves around the 10-cent fee that shoppers are now required to pay for a paper bag. (Unless they bring ... which side you're on, this could set an interesting legal precedent for Prop. ... read more

Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants a 5-cent bag tax across Illinois. Shoppers aren't buying it.

“There has been resistance — many people just don’t want to pay,” Dremonas said. That’s exactly what some environmentalists want. Jordan Parker, executive director of Bring Your ... a 10-cent tax on ... read more

Princeton considers plastic bag fee of up to 25 cents, would be first N.J. town with fee

PRINCETON — Princeton is considering a fee of between 10 and 25 cents for plastic ... have in a lot of the western states where a lot of these bag ordinances have passed." The proposed ordinance would ... read more

Suffolk County’s 5-cent fee for plastic and paper bags, explained

The charge applies to both paper and plastic bags. The law is intended to get consumers to use fewer plastic bags. Even better is if they bring their own reusable bags, proponents have ... you won’t ... read more

Charge shoppers for using plastic bags? Customers, grocers have mixed feelings

“People that use plastic will just pay the nickel because they’re lazy,” he said. Some stores take their own steps to reduce plastic bag use. Target stores give a discount of 5 cents per bag when ... read more

Augusta plastic bag fee could be decided by a vote of the people

AUGUSTA — A proposal to require stores to charge customers 5 cents each for plastic shopping bags may ultimately be decided ... are likely to have light turnouts due to a lack of major races. “If ... read more

Opinion: Plastic and paper bags hide costs as well as groceries

This money the grocery stores spend goes mostly to plastic bag manufacturers who make tens of millions of dollars on the bags. Poor grocery stores. They have to pay ... you're like me, the whole 5 ... read more

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