The ordinance is intended to curb single-use plastic bags and plastic pollution in favor of longer-lasting reusable bags.
Community outreach meetings are planned this week and next for residents to have their questions answered and learn more about the change.
The meetings, at City Hall at 1666 N. Main St, are:
- Wednesday, April 2, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Thursday, April 3, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 9, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Thursday, April 10, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information, visit www.walnut-creek.org/bringyourbag. If you have any questions, call (925) 256-3503 or send an email firstname.lastname@example.org.