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1/7/2019 - Results Posted on Survey of Local Businesses on Reusable Checkout Bag Ordinance
The Fairfield Department of Community & Economic Development and Fairfield Chamber of Commerce were asked to conduct a short survey on a proposed ordinance mandating use of reusable check-out bags.  The results of this survey are posted below.  A total of 105 businesses responded to the survey request.  58% of respondents reported providing either plastic or paper bags to their customers.  61% of respondents indicated support for an ordinance that would ban single-use plastic check-out bags, though results varied among industry.