Coronavirus In Illinois: Chicago To Suspend Collection Of Bag Tax From Retailers; State's Grocery Stores To Soon Prohibit Reusable BagsThe move means groceries, pharmacies, and other retailers who are required to collect the tax won’t have to send the money to the city until April 30.
City Hall: Less Bag Tax Revenue Means Less Litter For ChicagoThe city brought in a lot less money from the new disposable bag tax than expected in its first year.
Study Shows Chicago Plastic Bag Usage Has Dropped Since Bag TaxMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that Chicagoans significantly reduced the average number of disposable bags used per shopping trip.
Chicago Bag Fee Is Double Tax, Critic SaysPaying for bags in Chicago is now the law and some advocates think consumers may be overpaying.
Chicago's New Bag Tax Takes Effect WednesdayCustomers will be charged a fee of $0.07 - $0.05 will go to the city and the remaining $0.02 will go to the stores.
Reusable Bag Giveaway Aims To Help Chicagoans Avoid Bag TaxCity officials will distribute the “ChiBags” at seven CTA locations during the evening commute, according to a statement from the mayor’s office.
City Hosts Free Reusable Bag Giveaway Ahead Of New Bag TaxMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday a partnership with Jewel-Osco, Mariano’s, Target and Whole Foods to provide Chicago residents free, reusable bags ahead of the Chicago Checkout Bag Tax.
Chicago Plastic Bag Ban Ends In 2017; New Bag Tax Delayed Until FebruaryIn 2017, the city will repeal its ban on plastic bags, but will push back a new shopping bag tax by a month.