Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect In Several New Jersey TownsSouth Orange, Asbury Park, Bayonne, Garfield, Glen Rock, Paramus, Ridgewood, and Saddle Brook all imposed the new restrictions.
New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Bill That Would Ban Single-Use Plastic & Paper BagsThe Democrat-led Senate Budget Committee passed the measure after it was amended behind closed doors.
Suffolk County Moves To Dramatically Cut Plastic UsageBags, straws, stirrers, styrofoam, even intentionally releasing balloons have all been targeted by lawmakers to reduce plastic usage.
Mayor De Blasio Bans NYC Agencies From Buying PlasticwareCity workers will soon have to say goodbye to plasticware in their break rooms thanks to an executive order banning the purchase of several single-use plastic consumer items.
Suffolk County Contemplating Restrictions On Plastics, StyrofoamSuffolk County is mulling a crackdown on plastics and foam containers. Lawmakers say, if successful, they hope it would lead to state legislation.
Kroger Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic Bags In All Stores By 2025The nation’s largest grocery chain will be plastic-bag free at all of its nearly 2,800 stores by 2025.