Paper or plastic? Or recyclable? Or reusable? The decisions consumers make at the end of their shopping trip may get more complex with the passage of a new bag ordinance in San Francisco and the possibility other jurisdictions around the country may follow with similar legislation. The San Francisco law will require that supermarkets doing more than $2 million in annual sales switch to biodegradable or recyclable bags by the end of the year. Similar legislation is pending in Los Angeles, ...

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