St. Louis Park backs away from plastic bag ban

Earlier this year, St. Louis Park, Minnesota, a small town outside Minneapolis, was weighing a potential ban on plastic grocery bags. But after meeting with town residents, the council concluded a ban would be more symbolic than substantive and is planning on working towards establishing more recycling programs within the town.

City Councilman and Mayor-Elect Jack Spano stated, “We’ve tabled the bag thing altogether.”

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