Palmyra Get Past Plastic
New Jersey is getting past: Single-Use Carryout Bags, Polystyrene Foam Food Service Products, and Plastic Straws (P.L. 2020, c. 117 )
Starting May 4, 2022, New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores and food service businesses may not provide or sell single-use plastic carryout bags and polystyrene foam food service products. Single-use paper carryout bags are allowed to be provided or sold, except by grocery stores equal to or larger than 2500 square feet, which may only provide or sell reusable carryout bags. After November 4, 2021, plastic straws may be provided only upon the request of the customer.
For more information visit NJDEP | Get Past Plastic
* Single-use bag restriction goes into effect May 4, 2022.
** Polystyrene exemptions effective until May 4, 2024, unless otherwise extended by the DEP