Plastic Bag Ban
Cuyahoga County’s Disposable Bag Ban prohibits stores from distributing plastic bags at the checkout. In light of ongoing supply chain issues and Ohio’s effort to “ban the ban,” the County has opted to not issue fines to stores. Many large retailers have already stopped using plastic checkout bags because of their corporate commitments to a cleaner environment. To help smaller stores make the transition away from plastic checkout bags, the County has developed the Sustainable Stores Grant Program.
For more information on how you can reduce plastic waste in your day-to-day life, read this blog post by the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District.
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