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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, 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
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
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
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
Red Bank, NJ

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: September 1, 2020
gere Vermont

Statewide ban on plastic bags, straws, plastic stirrers, cups, takeout, or other food containers made from expanded plastic.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: July 20, 2020
Fairfield, CT

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 12 mils.

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

Statewide ban on plastic bags.

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

City-wide ban on all plastic bags.

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

City-wide ban on all plastic bags.

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

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

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

City-wide ban on all plastic bags.

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

City-wide ban on all plastic bags.

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

City-wide ban on all plastic bags.

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

City-wide ban on plastic bags.

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

Statewide ban on plastic bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: April 22, 2020
gere Maine

Statewide ban on plastic bags. Details about the various statewide ordinances are as follows:

Prohibits a retail establishment from providing single-use carryout bags at the point of sale or otherwise making the bags available to customers, with exemptions for certain types and uses of plastic and paper bags.

Convenes a work group, through a partnership with state agencies and other appropriate entities, to work towards a viable solution to the checkout bag issue to achieve environmental benefits, maintain financial viability for manufacturers and retailers and avoid cost impacts, provides for a report to the legislature.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: April 22, 2020
Collingswood, NJ

City-wide ban on plastic bags less than 2.25 mils; 10-cent tax on paper/reusable bags

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: April 15, 2020
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: April 1, 2020
Edwardsville, IL

City-wide 10-cent tax on paper and plastic bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: April 1, 2020
Abington, 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: April 1, 2020
Woodland Park, NJ

City-wide ban on all plastic bags and 10-cent tax on paper and reusable bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: March 30, 2020
Haworth, NJ

City-wide ban on all plastic bags; 10-cent tax on paper bags.

Paper Bags Plastic Bags Reusable Bags Ban Fee / Tax Recycling Specifications Mandated Markings
Implement Date: March 24, 2020
Arcadia Lakes, SC

Town-wide ban on plastic bags

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