SF's Plastic Bag Ban to Be Strengthened
Some SF Supermarkets have been skirting SF's Plastic Bag Ban by offering plastic carryout bags made of higher-grade plastic that falls within the definition of a "reusable" bags under the ordinance. Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi has asked the Department of the Environment to close this loophole by strengthening the existing language of the ordinance.
Read the full story here: http://sfappeal.com/news/2010/04/plastic-bag-ban-to-be.php
Then read the "reusable" plastic bag vendor's website, where it encourages stores to buy its bag to meet the minumum requirements of the law: