Starting May 4, no retailer or food service provider in New Jersey will be able to give or sell you a single-use plastic bag at checkout. Paper bags will also be forbidden at bigger supermarkets.
NJ Plastic Bag Ban
Business not following NJ’s bag ban? How to report violations
There was an 18-month heads-up. But compliance with New Jersey's ban on single-use plastic bags — and paper bags in many instances — may not be 100%.
NJ bag ban fallout — Some opinions you only hear on NJ101.5
You aren't alone in your anger towards this ridiculous new measure.
Landfills and plastic bags are actually good for New Jersey
It's simply the better environmental option.
Pickup, delivery orders are included in NJ’s bag ban
Not every chain is approaching the shift the same way.
Today is the last day of shopping bag sanity in New Jersey
This move tomorrow is just a local colloquial symptom of a much bigger problem.
How will restaurants do takeout after May 4 bag, Styrofoam ban?
Eateries will be impacted by the new law but it should not really cause a problem with take-out orders, the industry insists.
Preparing for NJ's plastic bag law going into effect this week
I looked at the bags being sold at one local supermarket and thought, "Nah, I can't carry that around."
Every NJ Wawa is giving out 1,000 'free' reusable bags
Retailers and food service establishments are banned from distributing single-use plastic bags starting on May 4.
The thing about the NJ plastic bag ban that no one realized
Banning the bags doesn’t really do anything for the environment. In fact, in many ways it’s worse.
Grumpy man tries reusable bags for first time in NJ
The single-use plastic bag ban begins in New Jersey on May 4. It will be the strictest in the nation.