Albemarle Co. passes plastic bag tax

Published: May. 4, 2022 at 4:24 PM EDT
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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a tax on plastic bags.

The tax will go into effect January 1, 2023, and will result in stores collecting $0.05 per bag.

Two years ago, Virginia passed legislation allowing localities to add in this tax.

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