Plastic-Bag Ban Takes Effect in L.A. County

LOS ANGELES — A ban on plastic grocery bags will go into effect Friday in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.

LOS ANGELES — A ban on plastic grocery bags will go into effect Friday in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.

Supermarkets will still be able to offer paper bags, but at a cost of 10 cents per bag.

The ban will affect more than one million consumers living throughout the county, from oceanside communities like Marina del Rey to inner city areas like East Los Angeles, as well as several suburban communities.

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