Retailers Prepare to Cope as Bag Bans Gain Momentum

Paper or plastic? Or recyclable? Or reusable? The decisions consumers make at the end of their shopping trip may get more complex with the passage of a new bag ordinance in San Francisco and the possibility other jurisdictions around the country may follow with similar legislation. The San Francisco law will require that supermarkets doing more than $2 million in annual sales switch to biodegradable

Paper or plastic? Or recyclable? Or reusable?

The decisions consumers make at the end of their shopping trip may get more complex with the passage of a new bag ordinance in San Francisco and the possibility other jurisdictions around the country may follow with similar legislation.

The San Francisco law will require that supermarkets doing more than $2 million in annual sales switch to biodegradable or recyclable bags by the end of the year.

Similar legislation is pend

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