The Orion

Plastic bag ban draws mixed reaction from students

Michael Mcclurg

January 20, 2015

The sale of single-use plastic bags has been banned in major stores around Chico since Jan. 1 and the effects are coming to light. Though many people have accepted the ban, there remain a few who hold out against buying bags — paper and reusable ones alike. "Instead of paying 10 cents, a lot o...

Bottle ban should follow bag ban

Kevin Crittenden

April 28, 2014

A city-wide plastic bag ban will soon be put into effect. Local shoppers will have to alter their habits slightly, or pay a small fee per bag.If this town is serious about being sustainable, such a miniscule shift in consumer habits shouldn’t be too difficult to manage.The next step in disrupting the cyc...

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