Telluride Poised To Charge Fee For Disposable Grocery Bags

06/03/2010 04:35 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Karen James The Watch Newspapers

TELLURIDE - The details are still very much in the making, but the Telluride Town Council during a worksession on Tuesday voiced unanimous support for the creation of an ordinance that would impose a surcharge on paper and single-use plastic bags handed out at local grocery stores.

"I am adamantly in support of this," said Councilmember Thom Carnevale, voicing the common sentiment. "I think this is a terrific idea and I think we need to get started as soon as possible."

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