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Several Colorado Towns & Cities Now Have Plastic And Paper Bag Fees

When the Fort Collins City Council approved a plan requiring retailers to charge 5 cents for every disposable bag, it followed several Colorado communities that have enacted similar measures.

08/21/2014

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Judge: Aspen’s 20-Cent Paper Bag Charge Is A Fee

Aspen’s 20-cent charge for paper bags at grocery stores is a fee, not a tax, and can remain in place, a state judge ruled Monday.

08/12/2014

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Fort Collins Considers Shopping Bag Fee

Last year Fort Collins said “no” to charging a fee for using plastic and paper bags. Now the city council is considering the idea once again.

04/03/2014

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Boulder Officials Say Bag Fee Has Cut Use By 68%

Boulder officials say the use of plastic and paper bags has fallen 68 percent in the six months since the city enacted a 10-cent fee on disposable grocery bags.

03/09/2014

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Denver Mayor Doesn’t Support Bag Fee

Denver’s mayor is opposed to a proposed bag fee in Denver for plastic and paper shopping bags.

09/11/2013

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Public Hearing To Be Held Over Bag Fees In Denver

The Denver City Council is one step closer to mandating a 5 cent fee for plastic or paper bags at grocery and convenience stores.

08/20/2013

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Grocery Bag Fee Proposed For Denver

Customers would be charged a plastic bag fee of five cents if the Denver City Council approves a proposal designed to help the environment and cut down on waste.

08/14/2013

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