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New Jersey Bag Ban starts today

BYO Bags


Starting May 4, 2022, New Jersey state law will prohibit retailers from providing customers with single-use plastic and paper bags for both in-store and online orders.


Photo: Anna Shvets



Here's how you can prepare for these changes:


Bring your own reusable bags when you shop in-store.


If you forget your bags, most stores will have a variety of reusable bags available for purchase.


Stores that offer online shopping, pickup, and delivery orders will be charged a fee per bag or a flat fee.




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