Oregon stores begin to prepare for state’s plastic bag ban

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Oregon stores begin to prepare for state’s plastic bag ban

December 26, 2019 - 15:25
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PORTLAND, OR, Dec. 26, 2019 (Oregon Public Broadcasting) -Oregon’sstatewide plastic bag bantakes effect on Jan. 1, and some cities around the state have already begun to make changes.

Chester’s Thriftway in John Day has already stopped providing plastic bags for its customers.

“We quit ordering roughly about two weeks ago and we have transitioned to using only paper bags and offering our customers the option to purchase reusable bags,” store manager Robert Hunt said.

Oregon Public Broadcasting - Stores Around The State Begin To Prepare For Oregon’s Plastic Bag Ban

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