Are there any exceptions to the disposable bag fee?

Yes, a few exceptions to the fee include:

  • Temporary food vendors at farmer’s markets and other temporary events
  • Restaurants or other businesses (such as salons or spas) where retail sales are clearly a secondary activity.
  • Customers participating in federal or state food assistance programs
  • The fee does not apply to produce bags or other bags used for bulk items, meats, baked goods, flowers, prescriptions, liquor sleeves, etc.

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1. Why is disposable bag use a concern in Winter Park?
2. How does the bag fee work?
3. How can I avoid paying 20 cents for a bag?
4. Are there any exceptions to the disposable bag fee?
5. Has this type of ordinance been implemented elsewhere?
6. Can I reuse disposable plastic bags I already have?