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North Myrtle Beach, SC

City-wide ban on plastic bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2022
Worcester, MA

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 3 mils.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: September 1, 2021
Kearny, NJ

Town-wide ban on plastic bags less than 2.25 mils; 10-cent fee on reusable bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: April 22, 2021
Medway, MA

City-wide ban on all PE bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 27, 2021
Baltimore, MD

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 4 mils; 5-cent tax on paper bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 13, 2021
Springfield, MA

City-wide ban on all plastic bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Cuyahoga County, OH

County-wide ban on film plastic bags (made from either non-compostable plastic or compostable plastic) and paper bags (that are not made from at least 40% recycled material and are 100% recyclable). Retail establishments are required to provide only reusable bags (intended for multiple reuse, made of cloth, fiber, or other machine washable fabric, is at least 2.25 millimeters thick, and capable of carrying a minimum of 18 pounds with at least 75 uses per bag) or paper bags made from at least 40% recycled material and are 100% recyclable.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Randolph, MA

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 2.5 mils.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Cranford, NJ

City-wide ban on all plastic bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
gere DE

State-wide ban on plastic bags. More details on the various ordinances are as follows:

Expands upon the existing at-store recycling program regarding the use of single use plastic bags and limits stores subject to the program from providing single-use plastic bags for only specific uses.

Encourages the use of reusable bags by consumers and retailers. Requires a store to establish an at-store recycling program that provides an opportunity for customers of the store to return plastic bags and requires all plastic carryout bags to display a recycling message.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Groton, MA

City-wide ban on all plastic bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Essex, MA

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 4 mils.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Logan, UT

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 2.25 mils.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Long Branch, NJ

City-wide ban on all PE bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Summit, NJ

City-wide ban on all PE bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Philadelphia, PA

City-wide ban on all PE bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Cranston, RI

City-wide ban on all PE bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Cincinnati, OH

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 2.25 mils; 5-cent fee on paper/reusable

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Readington, NJ

Township-wide ban on plastic bags less than 2.25 mils

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: January 1, 2021
Trenton, NJ

City-wide ban on all PE bags and a 10-cent tax on paper bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: December 31, 2020
Berkeley Heights, NJ

Township-wide ban on all PE bags; 10-cent tax on paper

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: December 1, 2020
Eastham, MA

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 4 mils.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: November 1, 2020
Franklin, MA

City-wide ban on all PE bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: November 1, 2020
Winthrop, MA

Town-wide ban on plastic bags less than 3 mils; 5-cent tax on paper/reusable

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: November 1, 2020
Minneapolis, MN

City-wide 5-cent tax on paper and plastic bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: October 1, 2020
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