Long Beach charges nickel for non-reusable bags

A new five cent fee on non-reusable bags goes into effect today in Long Beach. A new five cent fee on non-reusable bags goes into effect today in Long Beach.
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A new five cent fee on non-reusable bags goes into effect today in Long Beach.

The town's city council unanimously approved the move in October.

Suffolk County is expected to implement a similar fee beginning next year.

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