Monday, December 26, 2011

City's single-use bag ordinance effective Jan 1

From the City's web site:
San José customers will soon be shopping greener than ever. All grocery and retail stores in San José can no longer provide single-use carryout bags at checkout beginning January 1, 2012. Consumers will have the option to bring or purchase their own reusable bags or purchase recycled content paper bags at checkout. Consider the following to prepare for the ordinance:
For additional resources and updates, including a list of reusable and recycled paper bag suppliers, visit If you have questions, please e-mail or call (408) 534-BYOB (2962).
You can also read more about this new law in the Mercury News.

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