Plastic Bag Ban

Plastic bag ban
Steve Burns
April 23, 2020 - 5:41 pm
The state banned single-use plastic bags on March 1, but now, with courts closed, enforcement of the plastic bag ban has been delayed until at least June 15.
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Plastic bag ban
Associated Press
March 06, 2020 - 9:49 am
New Jersey's Senate has voted to ban single-use plastic and paper bags along with foam conatiners.
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Kristie Keleshian
March 01, 2020 - 12:22 pm
New York’s statewide, single-use plastic bag ban went into effect Sunday, with shoppers already bringing their own reusable bags or paying 5 cents for paper bags at stores.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 29, 2020 - 3:45 pm
New York state will wait until April 1 to penalize stores that violate a new ban on single-use plastic bags that is embroiled in litigation, the state’s top environmental official said Friday.
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Plastic bag ban
Mike Sugerman
February 28, 2020 - 5:00 am
Big changes are coming to New York state grocery stores.
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Plan the Ban Protest
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Mack Rosenberg
February 20, 2020 - 3:55 pm
Some residents in underprivileged neighborhoods throughout New York say the state did not do enough to prepare people for the ban on plastic bags set to begin next Sunday.
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NYC Sanitation Department
WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 10, 2020 - 2:44 pm
The city's Sanitation Department is helping residents get ready for the state's plastic bag ban.
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Plastic Bag
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AP News
February 01, 2020 - 5:21 pm
Legislation to phase out and then prohibit single-use plastic and paper bags along with plastic foam containers is back again in New Jersey after failing to advance in the Legislature's last session.
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Steve Burns
January 10, 2020 - 3:14 pm
New Jersey lawmakers are moving closer to enacting a ban on single-use plastic and paper bags and Styrofoam containers.
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June 28, 2019 - 12:55 pm
Single-use plastic bags are now banned at all retail and food establishments in Jersey City.
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