Santa Fe votes to ban plastic shopping bags

Posted at: 08/27/2013 10:21 PM
By: Steve Mieczkowski,

Santa Fe city councilors voted Tuesday night to ban plastic shopping bags.

There will also be a ten cent fee for paper bags.

The ban will take effect in six months.

The city of Santa Fe plans to give away 10,000 reuseable cloth bags to prepare people for the change.