ActonTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

AdamsTop

Effective Date:

3/30/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.6 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

AmesburyTop

Effective Date:

10/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES (<15K sq ft)

Paper Fee:

Not Stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Not Stated

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

AmherstTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

AndoverTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Yes, unless bag meets ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

AquinnahTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

ArlingtonTop

Effective Date:

3/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.25 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

AshlandTop

Effective Date:

7/26/18

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:

AtholTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

AttleboroTop

Effective Date:

10/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES (>3500 sq ft)

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:

BarnstableTop

Effective Date:

9/3/2016

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:

BecketTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

BedfordTop

Effective Date:

10/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

BelmontTop

Effective Date:

2/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

No stated

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

BeverlyTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

BostonTop

Effective Date:

12/14/18

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

$.05

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

$.05 Charge

Information Link:

BourneTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2018

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:

BrewsterTop

Effective Date:

06/01/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Stores determine

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Stores determine

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

BridgewaterTop

Effective Date:

9/8/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.6 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

BrooklineTop

Effective Date:

12/1/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES (2500 sq ft or great)

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

BurlingtonTop

Effective Date:

9/10/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NYESO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Not stated

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

CambridgeTop

Effective Date:

4/1/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$0.10

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400, D5988, D6866

Information Link:

CantonTop

Effective Date:

11/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

no plastic

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

ChathamTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

ChilmarkTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

CohassetTop

Effective Date:

11/1/2018

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:

ConcordTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.6 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

DaltonTop

Effective Date:

6/27/2018

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:

DanversTop

Effective Date:

6/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Sewn Bags

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

DartmouthTop

Effective Date:

7/1/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES-5,000 square feet

Restaurant:

YES-5,000 square feet

Grocery:

YES-5,000 square feet

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

1.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

DennisTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

DuxburyTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Not stated

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

EasthamTop

Effective Date:

11/1/2020

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:

YES

Information Link:

EdgartownTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

FalmouthTop

Effective Date:

8/6/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

FraminghamTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

NO

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.25 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

2.6 mil gauge (thickness)

Information Link:

GeorgetownTop

Effective Date:

9/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Charge reasonable fee

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Charge reasonable fee

Plastic Bag Alternative:

None

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

GloucesterTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Not stated

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

Great BarringtonTop

Effective Date:

7/1/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.6 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

GreenfieldTop

Effective Date:

1/16/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$.05 after 12 months

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.25 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

Haverhill Top

Effective Date:

2/7/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$0.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

$.05 (ordinance will be confirmed)

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

HamiltonTop

Effective Date:

7/27/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

HarwichTop

Effective Date:

6/15/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.6 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

HinghamTop

Effective Date:

11/1/2019

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:

HopkintonTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not stated

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Not stated

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

IpswichTop

Effective Date:

5/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

LeeTop

Effective Date:

5/12/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Sewn bags made of natural fibers, or food grade materials

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

LenoxTop

Effective Date:

6/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

LexingtonTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Retailer decides

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Retailer decides

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

LincolnTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Retailer Decides

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Retailer Decides

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

LongmeadowTop

Effective Date:

4/16/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Not specified

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Not specified

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Not specified

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

LowellTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES 3500> sq ft

Restaurant:

YES 3500> sq ft

Grocery:

YES 3500> sq ft

Paper Fee:

Retailer Decides

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Retailer Decides

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Multi use prefer natural fiber

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

LunenburgTop

Effective Date:

6/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Retailer decides

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Retailer decides

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

LynnTop

Effective Date:

9/1/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

ManchesterTop

Effective Date:

7/1/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.6 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

MansfieldTop

Effective Date:

11/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

MarbleheadTop

Effective Date:

5/5/2015

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

MashpeeTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

MedfordTop

Effective Date:

7/16/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Retailer decides

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Retailer decides

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

MelroseTop

Effective Date:

7/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

MiltonTop

Effective Date:

9/14/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

NantucketTop

Effective Date:

4/15/1990

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

ONLY PAPER, CLOTH BAGS, BIODEGRADABLE & COMPOSTABLE BAGS

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

NewburyportTop

Effective Date:

3/29/2015

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, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

NewtonTop

Effective Date:

6/15/2015

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:

NorthboroughTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

NorthamptonTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2016

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, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

OrleansTop

Effective Date:

5/7/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

No

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

PembrokeTop

Effective Date:

8/11/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Ntrl cloth, synthetic fiber, other washable mtrl

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

PittsfieldTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.0 mil gauge (thickness) polyester, polypropylene, cotton

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

PlainvilleTop

Effective Date:

3/1/20

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Stores determine

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Stores determine

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

PlymouthTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2018

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:

ProvincetownTop

Effective Date:

4/15/2015

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

1.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

RandolphTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2021

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.25 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

ReadingTop

Effective Date:

9/10/2018

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:

RevereTop

Effective Date:

12/31/2019

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:

RockportTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

SalemTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2018

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:

SandwichTop

Effective Date:

11/28/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

SaugusTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

Grocery:

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

ScituateTop

Effective Date:

9/15/2019

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

ONLY PAPER, CLOTH BAGS, BIODEGRADABLE & COMPOSTABLE BAGS

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

ShrewsburyTop

Effective Date:

7/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

NO

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

SomervilleTop

Effective Date:

8/24/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Paper or Cloth

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

South HadleyTop

Effective Date:

7/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

SpringfieldTop

Effective Date:

6/1/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NOT SPECIFIED

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Recyclable, plastic compostable, marine degradable, reusable

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

SudburyTop

Effective Date:

6/30/18

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

SwampscottTop

Effective Date:

9/1/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Retailer decides

Reuseable Bag Fee:

Retailer decides

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

TisburyTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

WatertownTop

Effective Date:

7/1/2017

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, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

Information Link:

TruroTop

Effective Date:

6/1/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

WaylandTop

Effective Date:

1/1/18

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

TBD

Reuseable Bag Fee:

TBD

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

WellesleyTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

ONLY CLOTH BAGS OR FOOD GRADE PLASTIC

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

WellfleetTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

3.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

West TisburyTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

WilliamstownTop

Effective Date:

10/26/2015

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

YES

Information Link:

WilmingtonTop

Effective Date:

5/1/19

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.5 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

NO

Information Link:

WrenthamTop

Effective Date:

3/1/2020

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

YarmouthTop

Effective Date:

5/6/2018

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YEs

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

NO

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link: