Council relaxes ban on plastics


Quart-size bags exempted after businesses sound alarm

  The Ridgway Town Council has agreed to back away a bit from its strict ban on plastic bags, voting last week to exempt locking, Ziploc-type bags up to a quart in size. Councilors unanimously agreed on July 10 to tweak the ordinance they adopted in December that prohibited most single-use plastic bags, including grocery bags. Final approval of the amendment is expected at the council's Aug. 14…

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