On Tuesday, October 4, the Milpitas City Council will be in session. During that session, Council is set to receive a report of a study completed on single-use carryout bags. After receiving the report, Council will direct staff to prepare an ordinance to restrict distribution of single-use bags.
The City of Milpitas contracted with a private company to complete a study and report the options for reducing the use of single-use carryout bags.
Milpitas, located in Santa Clara County, is a suburb of San Jose, California. Earlier this year, San Jose passed it's own Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance which is set to take effect on January 1st, 2012. Nearby, is the town of Fremont who is also considering an ordinance regulating single-use bags.
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