Plastic Bag Ban’s Split Impact

EUGENE, Ore. — In just more than three weeks, plastic bags will disappear fromĀ check standsĀ in stores throughout the city. Across the freeway there’s no such ban. From the outside, Bi-Mart stores look the same; the bright red sign, the beige paint and the green roof. For decades the chain’s 73 locations touted the same departments, … Continue reading »

Eugene Plastic Bag Ban Approaches

EUGENE, Ore. — The kickoff of Eugene’s plastic bag ban is less than one month away, and the city is using these last few weeks to get the word out, especially to retailers. The city’s hosting two info sessions to walk retailers through the new law and to answer any questions. “I’ve been talking to … Continue reading »

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