Community leaders plan to discuss plastic bag ban
Selena Armas, left, and Carmina Denis load groceries into their car outside the Grocery Outlet in Fairfield, Thursday. The Solano County Board of Supervisors are planning to meet with the mayors of the cities in Solano County regarding a plastic bag ban in local stores. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — Potrero Hills Landfill is a place where plastic bags end up after being thrown away, having served their purpose of carrying groceries and other products.
But some bags don't go quietly into that dark night of disposal. A gust of wind comes and they take flight, looking like white jelly fish as they swiftly move through the air. Landfill litter crews retrieve them.
"It's very annoying to see them along the side of the roadway," said Jim Dunbar of Potrero Hills Landfill.
Dunbar wouldn't mind if the bags never came . . . Continue Reading