Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Plastic Ban

Costs to Enforce NJ’s Plastic Bag / Styro Ban Falls on Towns & Counties

The State legislature passed a statute that effectively ended the use of plastic shopping bags in New Jersey starting May 4. While widely, if grudgingly, applauded by many people, the enforcement of the law, it turns out, will fall almost entirely to counties and municipalities, which will get to keep less than a third of the fines collected.

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