ChestertownTop

Effective Date:

4/1/2009

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.25 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

Montgomery CountyTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2012

Type Affected

Retail:

YES ($0.05 fee on single-use bags)

Restaurant:

YES ($0.05 fee on single-use bags)

Grocery:

YES ($0.05 fee on single-use bags)

Paper Fee:

$0.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

$0.05

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Not a bag ban, imposes a fee on all single-use bags

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

$0.05 fee

Information Link:

Takoma ParkTop

Effective Date:

12/1/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

YES, 2.25 mil (not in ordinance but city confirmed)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link: