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Boston ban on plastic bags to go into effect

Boston ban on plastic bags to go into effect

Avery Bleichfeld, news staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under City

Boston stores are using up their plastic bags as the city is set to join Cambridge and Brookline in banning single-use plastic bags. A city ordinance passed in December 2017 will go into effect Dec. 14; It will eliminate the use of all single-use plastic bags and will mandate that stores offer comp...

[UPDATED] Walsh, Council, students take climate action

[UPDATED] Walsh, Council, students take climate action

Charlie Wolfson

December 7, 2017


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One day after Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of Carbon Free Boston, a plan for the city to be carbon neutral by 2050, the Boston City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of plastic bags in stores Nov. 29. These two measures come as Northeastern students continue environmental acti...

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