Culver City Plastic Bag Ban


Chapter: South Bay
State: CA
Country: USA
Theme: Plastic Pollution
Launch Date: December 03 2012
Completion Date: May 28 2013
Status: Victory

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Surfrider Foundation's West LA/Malibu and South Bay Chapters both actively supported this campaign along with other groups such as Heal The Bay, 5 Gyres and Environment California.

Click Here for ordinance info from Culver City.

Culver City Council approved a carryout bag ordinance that will ban plastic bags and put a ten-cent fee on paper checkout bags at grocery stores and most food retailers. In December 2012 City Council voted 5-0 to draft the bag ordinance language and do environmental review based on the LA County ordinance model. May 2013 the ordinance was finalized, approved unanimously, and is effective November 2013.