Myths Vs. Facts

How well do you know Ordinance No. 9996? Quiz yourself on the questions below and find out!

Residents of Lawrence, KS use and discard over 29 million single-use plastic bags every year.

Schools are exempt from Ordinance No. 9996.

The move away from single-use plastic bags is mostly to prevent litter.

Single-use plastic bags can be recycled.

Produce bags are still allowed under Ordinance No. 9996.

Anyone can be fined for using a plastic bag under Ordinance No. 9996.

Because of Ordinance No. 9996, my newspaper will be all wet whenever it rains—I won’t be able to have it delivered to my doorstep anymore!