Ashland Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect

ASHLAND, Ore. — Not all shoppers are happy with the city of Ashland’s new lack of paper and plastic bag options. Ashland city council passed an ordinance in May that completely phases out single-use plastic bags. After a six month grace period, it went into effect today, making Ashland is plastic-free. Shoppers will no longer … Continue reading »

Ashland Officially Bans Plastic Bags

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland City Council says businesses will have 6 months to get rid of all remaining stock of single use plastic bags and switch to either paper bags or offer reusable options. The ordinance passed Tuesday night on a 5-1 vote that will ban all plastic bags from being distributed, and all paper … Continue reading »