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From an email:

As part of the District’s “Skip the Bag, Save the River” campaign, the District Department of the Environment and CVS/pharmacy have teamed up to distribute reusable shopping bags. Beginning January 1, 2010, District businesses that sell food or alcohol must charge you 5 cents for every disposable paper or plastic carry-out bag. You can save a nickel by bringing your own.

To learn more about the new bag law, and DDOE’s efforts to clean up the Anacostia River, please visit http://green.dc.gov/bags today.

DDOE/CVS Bag Distribution Events

Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 845 Bladensburg Rd. NE
Friday, December 04, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 4851 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Monday, December 07, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 1900 7th St. NW
Tuesday, December 08, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 5550 Connecticut Ave. NW
Wednesday, December 09, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 5013 Connecticut Ave. NW
Thursday, December 10, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 6514 Georgia Ave. NW
Friday, December 11, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 110 Carroll Ave. NW
Monday, December 14, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 1403 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 4859 MacArthur Blvd. NW
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 1201 Maryland Ave. SW
Thursday, December 17, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 1100 New Jersey Ave. SE
Friday, December 18, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 401 M St. SW
Monday, December 21, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 2646 Naylor Rd. SE
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 10:30 a .m. – 1:30 p.m. 3230 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

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