Town of Vail encourages reusable bags at grocery stores

24th December, 2015 by

By Ross Leonhart

VAIL — If you’re heading to grocery stores in Vail this holiday season, then don’t forget to bring reusable bags.Plastic bags are no longer available in grocery stores in Vail, Safeway and City Market, and the town implemented a 10-cent fee for each brown paper bag used. The town began the ordinance in August.“The intention of the program is to reduce waste associated with both paper and plastic bags, and as well as the environmental impacts that come with the single-use disposable items,” said Mark Hoblitzell, the environmental sustainability program coordinator for the town of Vail.Reducing the amount of waste …

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