Shoppers will have to start bringing their own bags if they want to avoid a new fee.
San Francisco on Tuesday became the latest California city to impose a fee on bags provided to customers, 10 cents a tote, as part of a growing effort to change consumer habits by hitting them in their wallets. Read More
San Francisco on Tuesday could become the latest on a growing list of California cities to impose a fee on shoppers who fail to bring their own bags. In December, the Board of Supervisors postponed a vote on legislation that would have banned all single-use plastic bags and required merchants to impose a 10-cent charge per bag they provide to customers. The merchants would keep the revenue from the fee. Read More