FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) — Large grocery stores will no longer offer plastic bags in Fort Collins beginning next month.
A city ordinance goes into effect May 1 banning plastic bags at grocers larger than 10,000 square feet.
Customers will also be charged 10 cents apiece for paper bags.
Several other Colorado cities, including Denver and Boulder, already charge fees for carryout bags.
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Steps to prepare from the city:
- Step 1: Get, wash, and prepare your bags- Dig out your reusable bags from the hall closet or if you don’t have any yet, stock up at your local grocery or thrift store (or check online groups that share items for free). Most households need between five and ten reusable bags. Reusable bags require regular cleaning…
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