A Colorado bill could ban plastic bags, straws, stirrers, and polystyrene foodservice products that are intended for one-time use. If Colorado House Bill HB20-1163 is passed, the law will take place starting on July 1, 2021.

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The ban would be specifically driven to customers at the point of sale. The prohibition of the single-use items would not apply to purchased inventory prior to July 1, 2021. After July 1, 2021, stores or retail food locations could furnish recyclable paper bags at a cost of 10 cents per bag.

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Source: Colorado.gov