What stores does this ordinance affect? What types of bags will be regulated?
All retail stores in the City of Menlo Park will be prohibited from distributing plastic bags and will charge for recycled paper bags at check-out. Restaurants are exempt from this ordinance. “Protective” plastic or paper bags without handles will still be allowed at no charge for items such as meat, fresh produce, prepared food, or prescription medication at all retail stores.

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1. What stores does this ordinance affect? What types of bags will be regulated?
2. What types of bags can retailers sell at check-out? How much will they cost?
3. How do I keep my bags clean and safe?