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Anacostia River Clean Up and Protection Act of 2009

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

This Act requires all District businesses that sell food or alcohol to charge a five-cent fee for each disposable paper or plastic bag distributed with any purchase. Restaurants with seating are exempt from this requirement.

Skip the Bag, Save the River>>