City of Glendale Plastic Carryout Bag Ban Ordinance
In January 2013, The City of Glendale adopted an ordinance banning the issuance
of plastic carryout bags and imposing a ten (10) cent charge on recyclable paper
Beginning July 1, 2013 plastic carryout bags will no longer be available at
farmer’s markets, larger grocers and food marts with gross annual sales of
$2,000,000 or more and stores of at least 10,000 square feet of retail space
that have a licensed pharmacy. Shoppers are encouraged to bring reusable bags,
or they will be charged ten (10) cents for each recyclable paper carryout bag,
with some exceptions.
On January 1, 2014 the smaller grocers, food markets, liquor stores, convenience
stores, drug stores, pharmacies and vendors at City sponsored events, City
facilities or City property must be in compliance.
A copy of said Ordinance is available for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk.
For more information, contact Public Works Administration at (818) 548-3900.
For a list of confirmed reusable bag vendors and testing laboratories click
here. (Source: LA County Department
of Public Works)
Glendale Recycles Bags Available for Sale
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