State & Local Laws

Many states have introduced plastic bag bans and fees – click on a state listed below for the text of each state’s legislation.  Many states have also introduced (and passed) plastic bag recycling legislation with language that preempts local fees and bans – be careful!

» Alaska

» Arkansas

» Arizona

» California

» Colorado

» Connecticut

» Hawaii

» Indiana

» Maryland

» New York

» Oregon

» Pennsylvania

» Texas

» Vermont

» Virginia

» Washington D.C.