Silver City, New Mexico Passes Plastic Bag Ban

Silver City, New Mexico Passes Plastic Bag Ban

Silver City, New Mexico, July 8, 2014 (PBBR) – The Silver City, New Mexico Town Council approved an ordinance banning single-use plastic carryout bags at the regular Town Council meeting tonight. The ordinance was introduced by Councilor Cynthia Ann Bettison just six weeks ago on May 27. A public hearing was held before the vote […]

Santa Fe Nixes Fee On Paper Bags

Santa Fe Nixes Fee On Paper Bags

Santa Fe, NM, February 27, 2014 (PBBR) – Santa Fe’s plastic bag ban ordinance, which became effective today, was revised at last night’s City Council meeting. The ordinance, known as the Single-Use Bag Ordinance, was passed in August of last year. Council decided to delay enforcement of the ban for 30 days from the effective […]

Santa Fe Plastic Bag Ban Advances

Santa Fe Plastic Bag Ban Advances

Santa Fe, NM, July 5, 2013 (PBBR) – Santa Fe’s proposed plastic bag ban was approved Wednesday by the Santa Fe Public Utilities Committee. The ordinance will now go the the Finance Committee on July 15. The ordinance, to be known as the Single-Use Bag Ordinance, will prohibit the use of plastic carryout bags by […]

Santa Fe Bag Ban Endorsed by Local Media Outlet

Santa Fe Bag Ban Endorsed by Local Media Outlet

Santa Fe, NM, May 17, 2013 (PBBR) –  A local media outlet has endorsed a proposed ordinance banning plastic bags and paper bags – before the proposal has even reached City Council. The Santa Fe New Mexican published an editorial yesterday stating, “Our View: Plastic bag ban good for city”. Santa Fe’s Grocery Bag Task […]

Santa Fe, NM Committee Approves Reusable Bag Ordinance

Santa Fe, NM Committee Approves Reusable Bag Ordinance

Santa Fe, NM, May 14, 2013 (PBBR) – The City of Santa Fe’s City Business and Quality of Life Committee (CBQL) held its regular meeting today. One of the items on the Agenda: “Review and Possible Action of Single Use Carry-Out Bag Ordinance – Discussion Draft”. A subcommittee, the Grocery Bag Task Force, spent a […]

Santa Fe, New Mexico Proposes Reusable Bag Ordinance

Santa Fe, New Mexico Proposes Reusable Bag Ordinance

Affected Retailers Must Provide Reusable Bags Santa Fe, New Mexico, Oct. 1, 2012 (PBBR) – The city of Santa Fe, New Mexico is considering banning plastic bags, regulating the use of recyclable paper bags, and promoting the use of reusable bags. These regulations would become law in a single piece of legislation known as the […]