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May 2, 2013 at 12:29 PM
With the Eugene plastic bag ban now a day old, supplies in the bins that hold donated pet waste bags at dog parks are already running low.
Apr 30, 2013 at 4:37 PM
The plastic bag ban starts Wednesday, and it's going to change more than just grocery shopping.
Apr 18, 2013 at 5:21 PM
Four months after Corvallis instituted a plastic bag ban for big retailers, city officials are proposing a similar ban for smaller stores this summer. It would also change the rules allowing some stores to hand out paper bags that don't meet the '40...
Apr 11, 2013 at 4:16 PM
The ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and retail stories takes effect May 1.
Mar 28, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Search warrants released Thursday detailed the arsenal of weapons police found inside the home of Adam Lanza, the gunman who killed 26 people in Newtown, Conn in December.
Dec 10, 2012 at 8:15 AM
Moon Tae-Hwa stares at his computer, dizzy and nauseous from the hours of porn he's viewed online while his wife and children slept. He feels no shame - only a righteous sense of mission.
Oct 23, 2012 at 8:24 PM
City council approved a plastic bag ban, and retailers have six months to implement the change.
Oct 22, 2012 at 11:45 PM
It was a packed house at the Eugene City Council meeting Monday night as the city council voted on two heated issues.
Jul 25, 2012 at 8:01 AM
People are inventing so many new, legal ways to get high that lawmakers can't seem to keep up.
Jul 3, 2012 at 4:40 PM
The City Council unanimously gave its final approval Monday night to ban single-use plastic bags at retail outlets.
Jun 20, 2012 at 5:00 PM
The City of Eugene is conducting two surveys to gather information and opinions from consumers and retailers on single-use plastic bag use.
Mar 15, 2012 at 8:03 AM
They have a reputation for being environmentally minded do-gooders. But an academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today's young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources - and often...
Feb 28, 2012 at 3:43 PM
Some local retailers have eliminated the bags. Market of Choice stopped using plastic sacks in 2008. Now activists in Eugene want the City to officially ban the bags, like Portland did.
Feb 28, 2012 at 3:43 PM

EUGENE, Ore. - Plastic grocery sacks are convenient and common.

But for every pro, there's a con.

"Plastic bags incorporate a great number of toxic materials and have toxic by-products in their production," said Julie Daniel,...
Feb 24, 2012 at 5:24 PM
Get ready to bring your own bag. A move to ban plastic bags is picking up steam in Eugene, and dozens of local businesses say they support a plastic bag ban.