Don't let this sneak up on you! Starting on Wednesday May 4, NJ is banning the use of single-use bags. Which means, if you're heading out to the store, you're going to have to remember to bring reusable bags.
Habits are hard to kick, so it'll take a while for us here in the Garden State to keep this mental note whenever we go errand-running. How...
Seven in 10 New Jerseyans know the plastic bag ban is coming, but not as high of a percentage is in favor of it, with more than a quarter saying plastic bags should continue to be available for a small fee.
"The day that this goes into effect, and the day after, the sun is going to rise in the East and it's going to set in the West, and we're going to get through our day, albeit with a reusable bag," Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera told New Jersey 101.5.