Town Square

Post a New Topic

Woodside joins ban on plastic bags at checkout counters

Original post made on Feb 18, 2013

To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, Woodside will join other local towns and follow the lead of San Mateo County government in banning single-use plastic bags at retail checkout counters starting on Earth Day (April 22, 2013). Retailers may continue to use plastic bags for certain items, such as food to go, prescription drugs and produce. Customers without bags of their own will pay 10 cents for a paper bag.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 12:00 AM

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,903 views

On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,777 views

See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,537 views

As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 5 comments | 758 views

Anglo Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 217 views