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Plastic bag ban expansion defeated

The Jersey City Council has unanimously defeated an ordinance which would have expanded the city’s plastic bag ban due to the ongoing COVID-19 health...

So long, styrofoam

Hoboken residents can say goodbye to Styrofoam and all carryout plastic bags when the new ban officially takes effect on Sunday, March. 8 In August...

Banning the bag

For five weeks, the staff at ShopRite on Marin Boulevard has been preparing the public for the city ban on single-use plastic bags. Though the...


New restriction will ease stress on Portal Bridge U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), ranking member of the Senate’s transit subcommittee, announced that the U.S. Coast...

Hoboken bids good-bye to plastic bags

The ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect in Hoboken on Tuesday, Jan. 22. All retail and food establishments are now prohibited from providing single-use...

Don’t forget your tote

Did you know that, statistically, one person uses on average 500 single-use disposable bags per year? Four billion single-use shopping bags are used annually...

Hoboken to dispense free reusable bags ahead of plastic bag ban

Mayor Ravi Bhalla and the City of Hoboken Green Team will give away free reusable bags this week ahead of the citywide ban on...
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