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plastic bagsFALMOUTH — The first chance for public input on a possible ordinance to ban the use of single-use plastic bags will be at the Sept. 16 Town Council meeting. Councilors have indicated a desire to get an ordinance in place by Jan. 1, 2016. The town’s Recycling and Energy Advisory Committee outlined a two-year phase-in system for the ordinance at the last council meeting on Aug. 24. The first year would include a 5-cent fee on paper and plastic bags at stores with a footprint of 10,000 square feet or more.  (read more at the Forecaster)

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