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Plastic Bags

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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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City Council Postpones Vote On Denver Bag Fee Proposal

After several hours of discussion and public comments, the Denver City Council decided to postpone their vote on a proposal to charge fees for plastic bags.

10/01/2013

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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

A Denver City Councilwoman is proposing a five cent bag fee for both plastic and paper bags (credit: CBS)

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

A Denver City Councilwoman is proposing a five cent bag fee for both plastic and paper bags (credit: CBS)

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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Every Store In Breckenridge Could Be Affected By Bag Fee

Another Colorado town is looking into charging a fee for paper or plastic bags, but this time it’s reaching beyond the grocery stores and wants to include every single business.

03/25/2013

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Fort Collins Sacks Plastic Shopping Bag Fee Proposal

Fort Collins has bagged a proposal to impose a fee on disposable shopping bags.

03/19/2013

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Shoppers Taking Home Plastic Grocery Baskets From Carbondale City Market

There’s only one grocery store in the town of Carbondale that now has to abide by a ban on plastic shopping bags, and now it’s got a problem on its hands.

12/11/2012

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Fort Collins Joins List Of Cities Considering Plastic Bag Ban

Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, and Telluride have all either banned plastic bags or are charging fees for them. Boulder is getting ready to take a final vote on their bag fee on Thursday.

11/13/2012

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