Bag Up Mount Laurel
On Wednesday May 4th New Jersey’s ban on single-use bags goes into effect. Be prepared by bringing reusable bags when you shop. Highlights of the ban include:
The law prohibits all stores (including retail), food service businesses, and grocery stores from selling to, or providing their customers with, single-use plastic carryout bags.
No Paper or Plastic Bags at Supermarkets: Grocery stores larger than 2,500 square feet may not provide or sell single-use paper carryout bags
Be sure to bring a reusable carryout bag when shopping at stores
Takeout and other Styrofoam containers are also banned.
FAQ page for Get Past Plastic Law https://nj.gov/dep/get-past-plastic/
For more information please visit https://www.bagupnj.com/
Vendor registration https://business.nj.gov/bags/plastic-ban-law
Mayor Pritchett, Deputy Mayor Steglik, and Township Council encourage residents to bring reusable bags when heading to the store. Together we can make the Mount Laurel community more sustainable and cleaner for the future.