SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California became a little greener last week when a new law took effect that requires supermarkets to offer reusable bags and to recycle plastic bags that are returned. The law affects supermarkets, drug stores and other retailers that offer plastic bags for carryout. Such retailers are now required to offer reusable bags for sale; to make bins available for the return of dry, clean and empty plastic shopping bags; and to make sure bags that are returned are recycled. ...
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