San Francisco, Calif. Votes To Ban Sale Of Plastic Water Bottles On City Property

The San Francisco, Calif. board of supervisors unanimously voted to ban the sale of plastic water bottles at events held on city property, according to SFGate. The ordinance allows some groups to apply for waivers; however, it prohibits most sales of 21 ounce or less single-serve water bottles on city property beginning Oct. 1, 2014 for indoor events and 2016 for outdoor events. The ordinance must be approved once more by the board before moving to Mayor Ed Lee. Full article