New Jersey single-use plastic bag ban begins May 4

It will be much easier than you think.

It won’t matter, we can all survive without a plastic bag.

Although it may take some getting used to, banning plastic bags is a good idea. Before you get angry, listen to me…

Why is banning plastic bags a good idea?

This plastic ban bag will help the environment, and it goes way beyond a bunch of bags lying around. It will save animals, reduce non-renewable resources that contribute to global warming, and reduce toxic chemicals, to name a few benefits of

How many times have people complained about the state of the world? If the goal is to make things better for ourselves, our children and our grandchildren, we have to start somewhere.

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Photo by Brian Yurasits on Unsplash

When does the ban on single-use plastic bags start in New Jersey?

The ban on single-use plastic bags begins on May 4 in New Jersey. If you want to keep your plastic bags from the shops, you have about a week left from today, April 26, to stock up.

Is banning single-use plastic bags really that bad?

No. The ban on single-use plastic bags is not really a big deal. As you may know, I spend a lot of time in Los Angeles where plastic bags are already banned. It’s a little shocking at first, but you get used to carrying a bunch of canvas bags with you in your trunk.

Honestly, I prefer canvas bags to single-use thin plastic bags. How many times have you had to double your grocery bags for fear your plastic bag would rip? Canvas bags are so much better for carrying heavy loads of groceries. Plus, if you get a bigger canvas bag, that means fewer trips from your car to your doorstep.

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Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

I promise you will survive this ban on single-use plastic bags!

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