A single-use thin plastic shopping bag lies in the middle of Diamond Ridge Road on Oct. 22, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. The Homer City Council at its meeting Monday passed an ordinance to put on the October 2019 ballot the question of if voters want to ban retailers from giving out single-use plastic bags in Homer. Proponents of the bag ban argue that the bags contribute to litter. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

A single-use thin plastic shopping bag lies in the middle of Diamond Ridge Road on Oct. 22, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. The Homer City Council at its meeting Monday passed an ordinance to put on the October 2019 ballot the question of if voters want to ban retailers from giving out single-use plastic bags in Homer. Proponents of the bag ban argue that the bags contribute to litter. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Council puts bag ban question to voters

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