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COMING UP: Council vote on bag fee

Original post made on Jan 22, 2009

A major change in habits for the average consumer is in the works on the county level, and the Mountain View City Council is expected to vote on it this Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 22, 2009, 4:09 PM

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Posted by clear perspective, a resident of another community
on Jan 22, 2009 at 5:36 pm

Do you really know where the debate started? For facts about plastic bags and the environment, links to studies, environmental shopping strategies and an opportunity to participate in a survey of your plastic IQ go to www.thetruthaboutplasticbags.com


Posted by smart growther, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 25, 2009 at 5:01 pm

Just finished reading the ordinance. What a joke. Single use bags are destroying the environment, so lets tax only the bags at large grocery stores and leave every other retailer alone. Like SF this ordinance will lead to more fee avoidance and more consumption of single use bags. SF allegedly banned bags but exempted every small business. This is another feel good ordinance that will not have the desired impact to reduce plastic use.






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