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Duluth weighs plan to require retailers to charge 5 cents for plastic or paper bags


September 24, 2019

Glen Stubbe – Star Tribune

Duluth is considering an ordinance that requires retailers to charge a fee to consumers for paper or plastic bags, joining a growing number of cities who are trying to limit waste.

DULUTH – Residents here could be the next group of shoppers to pay if they want to use paper or plastic bags.

Following the lead of other cities and states, City Council member Em Westerlund on Monday moved to require retail establishments to charge 5 cents for single-use bags.


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