Plastic Bags

City of Victoria drafts revision of plastic bag ban bylaw

The bylaw will need to go to the province for approval

 

Victoria shops avoid plastic bags, despite bylaw being voided

The city is working on getting the bylaw re-established

 

Saanich’s plastic bag ban won’t be affected by the Supreme Court ruling against Victoria

Council amended Saanich’s ban to align with the B.C. Court of Appeal’s ruling in November

 

More than 25,000 single-use items thrown out in downtown Victoria every day

City staff say more needs to be done to prevent single-use items from going to the landfill

Downtown Victoria tea shop switches to plastic tea bags

Murchie’s Tea and Coffee says the transition is temporary

Victoria first B.C. municipality to adopt plastic bag ban

City bylaw will come into effect this summer

Plastic checkout bag ban to take effect in Victoria next summer

Merchants may still provide free bags for certain grocery and retail items