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Minnesota Environmental Groups Push for Bag Fees

The ordinances would place a nickel fee on disposable bags.

MINNEAPOLIS–Environmental groups and activists in two Minnesota cities are advocating for a new strategy on plastic bag restrictions. Minneapolis and Duluth advocates are pushing for fees for paper and plastic bags. They want customers to think about whether they’re needed. Bag It, Duluth and other environmental groups pivoted to this tactic after Minnesota prohibited cities from banning plastic bags in…

Plastic Bag Use The Focus Of Fargo-Moorhead Discussion

Fargo City Commissioner John Strand calls it a brain-storming session on how to curb the use of plastic bags to cut back on a major source of litter and landfill waste. 

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo City Commissioner John Strand calls it a brain-storming session on how to curb the use of plastic bags to cut back on a major source of litter and landfill waste. Strand and Moorhead City Council member Sara Watson Curry are teaming up for a community conversation on how the metro area can reduce the use of…