The City of San Diego is proposing to reduce the adverse environmental impacts associated with single-use plastic carryout bags, including plastic bag litter. The City proposes to adopt and implement an ordinance to regulate the use of single-use plastic carryout bags and promote the use of reusable bags within the City. The proposed ordinance would: prohibit plastic single-use carryout bags at the point of sale in retail stores and require retailers to provide reusable bags to consumers for sale or at no charge, and mandate a charge on recycled content paper single-use carryout bag and reusable carryout bags at the point of sale in retail stores.
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