BROOKLINE, MASS. (Updated Nov. 15, 9:15 a.m. ET) — Brookline, a town of roughly 60,000 just west of Boston, has banned both single-use plastic bags handed out by large supermarkets and retailers and pharmacies with two or more locations that have common ownership, as well as the use anywhere in the city of polystyrene-based food and beverage containers, effective Dec. 1, 2013.
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