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7 Things We Learned The First Week Of NJ’s Strict Ban On Plastic Bags, Styrofoam

New Jersey’s plastic bag ban is officially in effect, and NJ Advance Media has been reporting on its initial impact all week. Our reporters visited more than half a dozen major chains across the state and spoke to dozens of shoppers about the experience. Along the way, there were a lot of lessons to be…
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Shoppers caught off guard, but some show support for NJ’s new plastic bag ban

A customer walked out of ShopRite holding 20 bananas. “I completely forgot it was starting,” he remarked on his way to his car to escape the rain. “It’s ridiculous.” An Acme Market regular walked into her local store with a reusable bag handy. “It was about time – that’s what everyone says, and I agree,”…
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