Posts Tagged ‘San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority’


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Hazardous waste chief skirts law

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN A contractor paid more than $400,000 annually by San Luis Obispo County’s Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) illegally transports hazardous wastes and has exposed taxpayers to huge fines by encouraging member public agencies to... (Continue reading)

Bag ban challenge fails as ordinance takes effect

A challenge to the newly implemented San Luis Obispo County plastic bag ban failed in court Monday. [SLO Tribune] On the same day the ban went into effect, San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge Charles Crandall ruled that the county... (Continue reading)

Plastic bag ban starts Monday

San Luis Obispo County residents need to add reusable bags to their shopping lists or pay 10 cents apiece for paper bags to comply with a new ordinance that goes into effect on Monday. Following impassioned arguments for and against... (Continue reading)

SLO County votes in plastic bag ban

Following impassioned arguments for and against the use of plastic bags, the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority’s board voted Wednesday to ban single-use plastic bags countywide in most stores, beginning in October, and to mandate stores charge... (Continue reading)

SLO County plastic bag ban vote set

The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority’s board is slated to vote today on a proposed law to ban single-use plastic bags countywide in most stores, beginning in October. If approved, the bag ban would outlaw the use... (Continue reading)

SLO County plastic bag ban still on course

A planned ban on so-called single-use plastic bags used by retailers moves toward a final vote next year following a spirited and well-attended meeting of the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Board (IWMB) Wednesday. Faced with an opportunity... (Continue reading)