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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Celebrating the 5th Birthday of Westport’s Plastic Bag Ban Image
This week’s fifth anniversary of passage of Westport’s ban on plastic bags at retail was celebrated by members of the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) who led the effort and two District 4 constituents who suggested the ban—Don Wergeles (far left) and Mel Sorcher (far right). Pictured with them are (l-r) Liz Milwe, Jeff Wieser and Jonathan Cunitz. Gene Seidman is absent. Wieser, the only one who remains on the RTM, said, “With the co-sponsorship of Steve Rubin, Lois Schine, John McCarthy, Anne-Marie Flynn and Joyce Colburn, the RTM passed the ordinance by a vote of 28-5-1. Since that time, it is estimated that Westport has kept more than 10 million plastic bags out of the waste stream.” (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for

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