Dallas to Charge Fees for Use of Plastic Bags


Published 03/26 2014 01:52PM

Updated 03/26 2014 01:53PM

The Dallas City Council has passed a proposal ordering retailers to charge a fee for one-time use plastic bags while partially banning them from city-owned facilities.

In a 8-6 vote, the council passed the ordinance requiring retailers charge customers a $0.05 fee if they use single-use plastic or paper bags.

The ordinance also requires those retailers register with the city and track the number of single-use bags sold, the Dallas Morning News reports.

Read more: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Dallas-Council-to-Consider-Plastic-Bag-Ban-252427601.html

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