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Minneapolis brings back shopping bag fee

Minneapolis Star Tribune 09/23/2021

Shoppers in Minneapolis will need to pay five cents for any single-use plastic bag they get at stores in the city as part of an ordinance that went into effect in January 2020 but was suspended due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. “We are prepared to begin the bag fee,” said Aaron Sorenson, a spokesman Lunds & Byerleys. “We share the city’s concern for the environment. We encourage customers to use reusable bags.”

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