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Plastic bag fee now applies to all retailers in Fort Collins

Plastic bag fee now applies to all retailers in Fort Collins

August 20, 2014

Despite hearing widespread concern over a fee on plastic bags in grocery stores around Fort Collins, City Council passed the ordinance Tuesday and expanded it to include all retailers within city limits. The...

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Fort Collins City Council approves plastic bag fee

July 4, 2014

Correction: In this article, it was incorrectly stated that an ordinance that permits a fee on plastic bags was approved, when in fact City Council must approve any new ordinance on two readings. The...

Fort Collins considers taxing plastic bags

Fort Collins considers taxing plastic bags

May 8, 2014

Plastic bags may soon be a thing of the past unless Fort Collins residents are willing to pay five or 10 cents per bag. The ban would no longer allow grocers to give customers free, disposable plastic...

CSU students favor a plastic ban

CSU students favor a plastic ban

April 3, 2014

  What was missing from Marlin and Dory’s wild ride up the East Australian Current in “Finding Nemo?” Plastic, and plastic-released toxins. In nearly all of the world’s marine biota,...

Were OK with disposable bag fees

We’re OK with disposable bag fees

March 12, 2014

Here in Fort Collins, we pride ourselves on being a green community. CSU ranks number one in sustainability yet again, and that is certainly something of which we can be proud. The only place that one...

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