Plastic Bag Ban

Plastic Bag
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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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Paper Bags
Michaela Roman/Statesman Journal
April 03, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Some lawmakers continue to celebrate New York’s coming ban on single-use plastic bags and are now pushing for a tax on paper bags.
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NY State budget
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April 01, 2019 - 12:50 pm
New York State lawmakers on Monday approved a $175.5 billion budget that includes a statewide ban on plastic bags and creates a new toll in order to drive into the busiest area in Manhattan.
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Dreamstime
March 21, 2019 - 5:28 pm
The results of the plastic bag law in Suffolk County have been announced.
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Plastic Bag
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January 22, 2019 - 10:46 am
HOBOKEN, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Single use plastic bags are now banned at all retail and food establishments in Hoboken. The new law, which went into effect Tuesday, requires stores to make paper bags available for a fee of 10-25 cents. Residents are encouraged to bring their own reusable bags whenever...
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Dreamstime
September 28, 2018 - 8:52 am
Forget about a five cent tax -- plastic bags would be banned outright from stores under a bill that would make New Jersey the toughest state in the nation on plastics.
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Laura Curran
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May 07, 2018 - 5:12 pm
Nassau County is looking for a plastic bag fee similar to the one in Suffolk County.
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Plastic Bag
Dreamstime
April 23, 2018 - 3:21 pm
A proposal laid out Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would not impose a fee or a tax on plastic bags, but would instead ban them altogether.
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Plastic Bag
Dreamstime
March 06, 2018 - 2:34 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he never wants to see another plastic bag, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s spokesman says he is looking at a plastic bag ban as an option – but one state lawmaker says, “Not so fast!”
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