State trash regulations will impact both Salisbury and Sharon

SALISBURY — It was garbage and recycling day at the Salisbury Board of Selectmen’s meeting Monday, Feb. 4.

A group of residents asked the selectmen to consider a ban on single-use plastic bags in town. This would affect, primarily, LaBonne’s grocery store.

The group said the bags are wasteful, contribute to litter, are rarely recycled and get caught up in the machinery used for single-stream recycling.

They pointed to other towns that have enacted bans as examples to follow.

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