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Bag Up NJ – NJDEP Website

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The DEP, NJ Business Action Center and the NJ Clean Communities Council are working together to help businesses and communities understand and comply with the law. A new website at includes helpful information for regulated entities, including a Frequently Asked Questions page, a list of establishments and how the law impacts them, a copy of the law, and more.
Additionally, the NJ Business Action Center has created a clearinghouse at to aid businesses in identifying vendors and manufacturers who sell the reusable carryout bags permitted by the new law.
To learn more about the Clean Communities Council’s Bag Up NJ campaign, visit For a video about BagUp NJ, visit
Note: To reduce plastics pollution statewide, food-service businesses may provide single-use plastic straws to a customer only upon request, according to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and NJ Business Action Center.

NJBAC Hotline for Bag Law – 866-534-7789
for questions of business compliance.