Silver City to ban plastic grocery bags

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SILVER CITY, N.M. (KRQE) – Silver City is the latest to enact a ban on plastic grocery bags. The town council unanimously approved the bank earlier this week.

The city’s ban applies only to plastic bags intended for single use.

Supporters said the ban will help reduce litter. Some argued businesses should have had more time to weigh in.

The ban will go into effect in January of next year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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