Category: Finance Important Updates


BAG FEES effective January 1, 2023! In 2021, the General Assembly passed House Bill 21-1162, the Plastic Pollution Reduction Act. As a result, a statewide fee of 10 cents on BOTH plastic and paper bags will go into effect on January 1, 2023. Retailers in Alamosa are required to collect the fees in 2023 and remit 6 cents per bag sold to the City of Alamosa quarterly beginning April 2024.

Exempt = stores that operate three or fewer locations in Colorado, and are not a part of a national chain.

Look for additional information, submission forms, etc. to be forthcoming in the coming weeks.

Single use plastic bags and containers made from polystyrene (Styrofoam) BANNED at large retail store and restaurants beginning 2024.

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