Progressive Gainesville City Government OKs Plastic Bag, Styrofoam Ban
Enforcement of the ban on plastic shopping bags and polystyrene carry-out food containers begins Aug. 1.
The days of plastic shopping bags and polystyrene carry-out food containers are numbered — the Gainesville City Commission gave final approval Thursday night to a ban.
Several people in the audience spoke in favor and against the ban, but it was unanimously approved. Read the rest of this article at gainesville.com.