Maine StateTop

Effective Date:

4/22/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

They don't have to

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$0.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

$0.05

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

Bar HarborTop

Effective Date:

2/14/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not Stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Not Stated

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

BiddefordTop

Effective Date:

7/15/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Not stated

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

CamdenTop

Effective Date:

4/30/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$0.10

Reuseable Bag Fee:

$0.10

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

FalmouthTop

Effective Date:

4/1/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES ($0.05 fee on single-use bags)

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES ($0.05 fee on single-use bags)

Paper Fee:

$0.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

$0.05

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Applicable

Information Link:

FreeportTop

Effective Date:

9/12/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$0.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Minimum lifetime of 75 uses and has carries a minimum of 18 lbs.

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

KennebunkTop

Effective Date:

10/17/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

Mount DesertTop

Effective Date:

10/21/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Free or fee

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

PortlandTop

Effective Date:

4/15/2015

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES ($0.05 fee on single-use bags)

Paper Fee:

$0.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.25 Mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

$0.05 fee

Information Link:

South PortlandTop

Effective Date:

3/1/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$0.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.25 Mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

$0.05

Information Link:

WatervilleTop

Effective Date:

4/22/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

10,000 sq ft+

Restaurant:

Grocery:

10,000 sq ft+

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

YorkTop

Effective Date:

2/3/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 Mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link: