Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect August 1 – NBC Connecticut

Paper or plastic? In less than a month, the way you answer that question could cost you more at the checkout lane.

Source: Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect August 1 – NBC Connecticut 

Paper or plastic? In less than a month, the way you answer that question could cost you more at the checkout lane.

Single-use plastic bags will cost 10 cents each when the new state law goes into effect August 1.

Some stores are still trying to figure out the logistics of implementing this ban and how much it will cost them.

Highland Park Market in Manchester expects their supply costs to quadruple because paper bags are more expensive to produce than plastic.

 

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