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  • n  a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
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  • Paper bag fee: City hears calls for reform
    A city ordinance banning disposable plastic shopping bags also requires retailers to charge at least 5 cents for paper bags to encourage shoppers to bring reusable bags.
    June 12, 2013 - KVAL Eugene
  • No Decision Made to Change Bag Ban Fee
    EUGENE, Ore. — Just weeks after its implementation, the city revisited the plastic bag ban. Councilors met Monday night to open discussions about suspending the required 5-cent charge for paper bags. Councilors heard public comment about the changes. Most seemed to be in favor of keeping the ordinance as is. The city did not take … Continue reading »
    June 11, 2013 - KEZI 9 Eugene
  • Councilors target bag charge
    The debate about Eugene’s plastic bag ban is getting heated. The City Council’s champion of the bag ban on Monday said he will propose that the council exempt people who receive food stamps from paying the 5-cent charge for paper bags in the city’s recently enacted prohibition on thin, single-use …
    June 11, 2013 - The Register-Guard

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