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Berkeley City Council Passes 25 Cent Tax On Disposable Cups

SF Gate-


Berkeley residents might want to start bringing ceramic mugs from home to their favorite coffee shops.

The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a new ordinance that will require all food businesses to charge customers 25 cents for disposable cups. The goal is to reduce the amount of litter being dumped into landfalls and ending up on city streets.

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