As you’ve probably heard, New Jersey recently enacted the nation’s strictest bag ban. This means that beginning in May 2022, plastic bags will no longer be available through grocery, retail, and restaurants. With a few exemptions, paper bags will also be banned in supermarkets over 2,500 square feet.
But, why wait? You can start preparing for this change now. Here’s our advice:
If after all of this you still want help finding a new reusable shopping bag, check out the product lists offered in any of these articles:
Thanks for reading and doing your part to reduce single-use plastics!
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