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The question, "Would you like paper or plastic?," will soon be a thing of the past. West Hollywood Patch reveals that, in an effort to reduce waste in the city, a single-use plastic bag ban ordinance "for retail establishments and supermarkets of at least 10,000 square feet" went into effect in WeHo last week. The green intiative will hit retailers smaller than 10,000 square feet on Tuesday, August 20. "The ordinance bans single-use carryout shopping bags at the point of sale from all pharmacy, grocery, and retail stores in West Hollywood." [Patch]