Alaska

Statewide Legislation  

Status: Failed

Notes: HB1043 (2011)

Updated: April 20, 2012

Bethel

Status: Approved

Status Date: 07/01/2009

Plastic Summary: Banned

Paper Summary: Must be recyclable.

Reusable Definition: See ordinance for full description.

Stores Affected: Affected retail establishments (any commercial business facility that sells goods directly to the ultimate consumer including but not limited to grocery stores, pharmacies and retail stores), food vendors (any restaurants or retail food vendor located or operating in the city of Bethel) and non profit vendors.

Compliance Date: 09/2010

Ordinance: Bethel Municipal Code, Chapter 8.12

Notes: See ordinance for full description.

More Information: Link to more information

Updated: April 20, 2012

Fairbanks

Status: Failed

Notes: Adopted in 9/10/2009 and rescinded in 10/8/2009. They wanted it implement a $0.05 fee per plastic bag

Updated: April 20, 2012

Homer

Status: Approved

Status Date: 08/27/2012

Plastic Summary Requirements: 2.25 thick and Specific ID requirements.

Reusable Definition: No definition given

Stores Affected: No Seller may provide to a buyer, any disposable plastic shopping bag. Seller includes persons who are a vendors of property, persons furnishing services, the lessors of rental space and goods, and all persons making sales, including space sale and goods and all person making sales, including consignees and persons…

Fees: None

Compliance Date: 01/01/2013

Ordinance:12-36

Notes:See ordinance for full description.

More Information: Link to more information

Updated: November 30, -0001

Hooper Bay

Status: Approved

Plastic Summary: Banned

Compliance Date: 08/2010

Notes: See ordinance for full description.

Updated: April 26, 2012