plastic bags

Falmouth Closer To Banning Plastic Bags
We've heard of Portland and South Portland imposing a bag fee for plastic bags at retail stores. Last night, the town of Falmouth, Maine came closer to becoming the first community in Maine to ban stores from issuing single-use plastic bags.
Portland Considering 10 Cent Shopping Bag Fee: What Do You Think?
Portland shoppers might be paying to use plastic or paper bags to carry groceries out of supermarkets and convenience stores in Portland. Those in favor of the ordinance want to see a reduction in single-use plastic grocery bags, hoping a per-bag fee will encourage shoppers in Portland to switch to …