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Option Of Paper or Plastic May Be No More In Dallas

The question of paper or plastic may soon be irrelevant in Dallas as the city recently voted to impose a bag fee.

08/30/2014

Plastic grocery bags are seen in the back of a vehicle. (credit: evork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dallas Council Approves Partial Plastic Bag Ban

The debate over plastic bags could see a historic vote on Wednesday. Dallas City Council members are expected to decide whether or not to implement a plastic bag ban.

03/26/2014

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No Consensus Reached On Dallas Plastic Bag Ban

It may be that one day soon Dallas shoppers might not hear the question, “Paper or plastic?” when checking out at the supermarket or neighborhood convenience store. Wednesday the city council wrestled with a proposed ban meant to protect the environment.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

Plastic grocery bags are seen in the back of a vehicle. (credit: evork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dallas Leaders Consider Plastic Bag Ban

The City of Dallas is going to take a closer look at plastic bags on Wednesday afternoon, as councilmembers decide on whether to ban them in favor of reusable sacks.

08/21/2013

Plastic grocery bags are seen in the back of a vehicle. (credit: evork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dallas City Leaders Hear From Plastic Bag Ban Opponents

One city councilman in Dallas wants to ban plastic bags. In response, a group of local retailers are gathering today to let the city council and mayor know that residents don’t want such a move.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2013

Ban On Plastic Bags In Austin Draws Mixed Feelings

Plastic is out, along with most paper. Shoppers in Austin will now bring their own bags.

03/02/2013