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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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To Reduce Plastic Bag Waste, Fort Collins May Allow Businesses To Charge Customers

After months of planning and attempts to seek public input, Fort Collins’ city council is again considering changes to a proposed city-wide disposable bag ordinance.

08/14/2014

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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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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

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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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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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