Get Ready for the City’s Plastic Bag Ban!

For residents and businesses: See links below for resources in multiple languages.
Philadelphia’s plastic bag ban goes into effect on October 1, 2021. The ban prohibits retail establishments from providing single-use plastic bags and paper bags that do not meet certain requirements. Philadelphians use about 1 billion plastic bags each year! Listen to Christine Knapp, Director of Sustainability, share more about the plastic bag ban and how it helps reduce litter and saves taxpayer dollars on WHYY’s Regional Roundup.  You can also check out the frequently asked questions, download flyers and signage to print and post, and watch this webinar for businesses

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