Sign in
Download Opera News App

Society-COVID

Ban on Plastic Bags to Resume in Boston Oct. 1

Ban on Plastic Bags to Resume in Boston Oct. 1

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli A ban on plastic bags in Boston will resume next week, city officials announced Tuesday. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 1, businesses in Boston will need to use "compliant" reusable, recyclable or compostable bags, according to the Inspectional Services Department. While stores must also charge a fee of five cents per bag, customers will be able to bring their own bags, officials with...

Read Full Story
Boston COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Inspectional Services Department Plastic Bags Rich Pedroncelli