New Britain city council votes in favor of ban on single-use bags

Hartford

New Britain is the next to say goodbye to plastic bags.

The council for the Hardware City just passed a ban on single-use bags and paper bags unless they can be recycled.

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Businesses have six months to find another option before the ban takes effect.

If they do not comply, they could get anything from a warning to a $250 fine.

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