The state's ban on bags made of thin plastic film takes effect March 1. But there are a number of exceptions for deli meat, newspapers and more.        

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  • N.Y. State Single-use Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect
    The law prohibits retail stores from providing single-use plastic bags, with some exceptions; single-use paper bags are allowed, but localities can impose a 5-cent fee per bag. To ramp up for official ...
    03/26/2020 - 5:46 am | View Link
  • Mixed response in NY to plastic bag ban
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to ban single-use plastic bags in April of 2019. Stores will not be allowed to give out single-use bags. Cities and counties can adopt 5 cent fees for paper bags.
    03/2/2020 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Get Ready, New York: The Plastic Bag Ban Is Starting
    There are exceptions to the bag ban: Plastic can be used for takeout ... are also exempt. Paper bags are still allowed, and local governments can impose a 5-cent fee for each one a customer ...
    03/1/2020 - 8:11 am | View Link
  • New Yorkers rankled on first day of statewide plastic-bag ban
    Here’s where you can stuff your plastic-bag ban ... their own bags from home, while another quarter opted to just go bagless rather than pay the 5-cent paper-bag fee allowed under the law ...
    03/1/2020 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • NYC plastic bag ban: Reusable bags to buy now
    On March 1, New York will become the third state to ban the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags to consumers ... Now, retailers are allowed to charge five cents per paper bag, so ...
    03/1/2020 - 4:30 am | View Link
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