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State Plastic Ban Legislation

Alabama

 Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Alaska

Anchorage - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban

Arizona

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Arkansas

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

California 

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban

Los Angeles - Plastic Bag Ban, Plastic Straws and Utensils Available Only At Request

Oakland Foam Ban, Plastic Bag Ban, Plastic Straw and Utensils Available Only At Request

San Diego - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam BanPlastic Straws and Utensils Available Only At Request

San Francisco - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam BanPlastic Straws and Utensils Available Only at Request 

Colorado  

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Connecticut

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban

Delaware

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban 

District Of Columbia

Washington, DC - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban, Plastic Straws and Utensils Only Available At Request

Florida

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect 

Georgia

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Hawaii

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban

Honolulu Foam Ban, Plastic Bag Ban, Plastic Straw Ban, Plastic Utensil Ban

Maui - Foam Ban

Idaho

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Illinois

Evanston - Plastic Bag Ban 

Chicago - Plastic Bag Ban

Indiana

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Iowa

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Kansas

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Kentucky

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Louisiana

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Maine

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban, Plastic Straws and Utensils Only Available At Request

Maryland

Baltimore - Plastic Bag Ban

Montgomery County - Plastic Bag Ban

Massachusetts

Boston - Plastic Bag Ban

Cambridge - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban

Concord - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban

Lowell - Plastic Bag Ban

Somerville - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban, Plastic Straws Available Only At Request

SpringfieldPlastic Bag Ban

WorcesterPlastic Bag Ban

Michigan

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Minnesota

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Mississippi

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Missouri

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Montana

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Nebraska

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Nevada

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

New Hampshire 

Portsmouth - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban 

New Jersey

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban Effective May 2022, Foam Ban Effective May 2022, Plastic Straw Only Available At Request 

New Mexico

Albuquerque -  Plastic Bag Ban

Bernalillo County - Plastic Bag Ban

Deming - Plastic Bag Ban

Las Cruces - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban

Neming - Foam Ban

Santa Fe - Plastic Bag Ban

New York

Statewide - Plastic Bag BanFoam Ban, Plastic Straws and Utensils Only Available At Request

North Carolina

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

North Dakota

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Ohio

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Oklahoma

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Oregon

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban, Plastic Straws and Utensils Only Available At Request

Portland - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban, Plastic Straws and Utensils Only Available At Request 

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia - Plastic Bag Ban 

Rhode Island 

StatewidePlastic Bag Ban, Plastic Straws Only Available At Request

South Carolina 

Charleston -  Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban, Plastic Straws Available Only At Request

Hilton Head - Plastic Bag Ban

Port Royal - Plastic Bag Ban

South Dakota

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Tennessee

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Texas

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Utah

Mohab - Plastic Bag Ban

Park City - Plastic Bag Ban 

Vermont

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban, Plastic Straws Available Only At Request

Virginia 

Alexandria - Plastic Bag Ban

Arlington -  Plastic Bag Ban

Fairfax - Plastic Bag Ban

Washington

Statewide - Plastic Bag Ban, Foam Ban, Plastic Straws and Utensils Available Only At Request 

West Virginia

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Wisconsin

Statewide - No Bans Currently In Effect

Wyoming

Jackson Hole - Plastic Bag Ban

 

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