Grocers Ask L.A. to Wait on Bag Legislation

LOS ANGELES -- The California Grocers Association asked the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors yesterday to delay any action on reducing carryout bag usage until a statewide recycling program that begins in July can be evaluated.

LOS ANGELES -- The California Grocers Association asked the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors yesterday to delay any action on reducing carryout bag usage until a statewide recycling program that begins in July can be evaluated. The board passed a motion to investigate plastic and paper consumption in the wake of a San Francisco ordinance mandating that large grocery stores provide only compostable plastic and recyclable paper bags -- an ordinance that would take effect

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