City of San Jose Carryout Bag Ordinance Compliance Webinar

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PST).

The City of San José was the first Northern California jurisdiction to pass a comprehensive carryout bag ordinance. This ordinance bans the use of plastic carryout bags and requires a retailer retained charge on paper carryout bags, among other requirements. The ordinance will go into effect on January 1, 2012.

In order to assist grocery stores in San Jose comply, the California Grocers Association in coordination with CGA Educational Foundation has arranged for a free webinar. City of San Jose staff will discuss requirements of the ordinance and answer questions directly related to implementation of the ordinance. This webinar will be useful for those involved with operations, compliance, purchasing, or public affairs.

In order to tailor the webinar to your needs please submit specific areas you would like to see recieve additonal focus or questions you may currently have by email here.

Please click here to register. Space is limited to the first 100 participants so RSVP soon to reserve your spot. Contact Tim James at [email protected] for additional information or questions.

By hosting this Webinar, California Grocers Association (CGA) is providing an opportunity for its members and attendees to obtain general information and interact directly with the regulating agency which may be of interest as your company develops a program for complying with the City of San Jose Bag Ordinance. The Webinar is designed to provide practical and useful information on the subject matter covered. However, CGA is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice or services.

CGA does not review or approve the content of the webinar presented by guest speakers and others, and makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy or legality of any compliance or other recommendations provided during the webinar. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought.