Information about the tax and a sustainability plan will be provided at the Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) meeting on Jan. April, County Executive, Chris Martino stated at the meeting on Tuesday

District officials are working with jurisdictions across the region on the ordinance that sets the tax

The plastic bag tax, added Martino, does not have to be related to the adoption of the budget for the financial year 2022

You can read more about the proposed $ 1.35 billion spending plan in this article we wrote in February

Counties and cities are allowed to apply $ 0.05 tax per bag under the Code of Virginia

The revenue generated by the tax should be used for environmental protection efforts, including cleanup and educational programs.It can also be used to make reusable bags for participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or the WIC (Women, Infants and Children Program) ) to provide

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