Plastic bag ban in San Mateo County

A dozen San Mateo County cities are celebrating Earth Day Monday by implementing plastic bag bans…

Alameda County residents will need to bring their own bags

Alameda County’s Reusable Bag Ordinance goes into effect on January 1, 2013. When you do holiday shopping, the reusable bag is a great gift idea…

Bring your own bag when shopping in SF

San Francisco’s checkout bag ordinance is took effect, Monday, October 1st. Single use plastic bags are now banned in retail stores…

Older Chinese riled by proposed SF bag fee

A proposed piece of legislation that seeks to impose a tax on the use of plastic shopping bags goes forward…