Plymouth plastic bag ban approved by AG- USAPosted on February 27, 2017 by DrRossH in Plastic Limiting Regulations
Approved at last fall’s Town Meeting, Article 28 sought to ban carry out plastic bags less than 3 millimeters thick and require that only reusable
The Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General has approved the town’s plastic bag ban.
The ban technically took effect when the AG’s decision was officially posted by the town clerk’s office, which, according to Town Clerk Laurence Pizer, took place Tuesday, Feb. 21.
Retailers have six months to come into full compliance (Aug. 21), or if they cannot comply immediately because of economic hardship they may request a one-time six month extension (through Feb. 21, 2018).