Town adapts to life without plastic

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Town adapts to life without plastic

Acceptance rate high 18 months after ban on bags, Telluride officials say
This sign on the front door at Clark’s Market in Telluride occasionally will send shoppers back to their cars for their reusable bags. The town banned plastic bags 18 months ago.
Erica Jurecki loads her SUV with reusable grocery bags in Telluride.
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The Durango City Council has directed staff members to research a policy charging consumers at large grocery stores 10 cents per plastic or paper bag. The policy proposal has not yet been presented to the council for formal adoption or consideration.

Town adapts to life without plastic

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This sign on the front door at Clark’s Market in Telluride occasionally will send shoppers back to their cars for their reusable bags. The town banned plastic bags 18 months ago.
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Erica Jurecki loads her SUV with reusable grocery bags in Telluride.
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