The “Bag Up NJ” campaign, which takes effect May 4, 2022, is the New Jersey Clean Communities Council’s new single-use plastic and paper bag ban outreach campaign, which has a simple message: Bring your own reusable bag(s) when you shop.
This campaign educates and reminds consumers about their options for sustainability at the checkout counter. Consumers can bring their own reusable bags when they shop and recycle their plastic bags.
Please refer to the chart below to see how these changes will affect you:
What you can do to support Bag Up NJ?
As a consumer, there are many ways you can reduce your carbon footprint.
When shopping, bring your reusable shopping bags to help fight waste in your town.
Recycle your disposable bags by bringing them to your local retailer.
For more information about Bag Up NJ please visit: https://www.nj.gov/dep/get-past-plastic/