Category Archives: San Francisco Platic Bag Law

In our first couple of blogs I’ve mentioned the fact that plastic bags are on they’re way out. I encourage all of you to look at your particular ordinance but I thought that I’d address the new law going into effect in San Francisco October of 2012.

The City and County of San Francisco recently approved a new law, amending Chapter 17 of the Environment Code, extending the plastic checkout bag ban to include all retail establishments (stores) and adding a charge on allowed checkout bags.