Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


A man in a suit looks through his glasses and speaks into a microphone at the City Council dais.

City Council postpones final decision on plastic bag tax

January 10, 2023

City Council voted 8-1 to refer a 15-cent plastic bag tax back to the Human Services Committee on Monday.  The council considered an ordinance that would levy the tax on all carry-out plastic bags...

A man carries two plastic CVS bags out of the store.

Evanston proposes 10-cent tax on shopping bags to replace 2014 plastic bag ban

June 23, 2022

Evanston is moving toward imposing a 10-cent tax on all shopping bags as part of its broader effort to increase sustainability after the Economic Development Committee approved a proposal in late May. The...

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