Skip to main content
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

San Francisco Lawmakers Approve Plastic Bag Ban

By Admin on March 28, 2007 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

San Francisco is set to become the first city in the U.S. to ban use of petroleum-based plastic bags by certain businesses, after the city's Board of Supervisors passed a new law that is expected to be approved by Mayor Gavin Newsom. According to the Associated Press, the proposed law "requires large markets and drug stores to offer customers bags made of paper that can be recycled, plastic that breaks down easily enough to be made into compost, or reusable cloth."

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard