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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

1/1/2018

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

not specified

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:

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:

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:

WilliamstownTop

Effective Date:

11/20/2015

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, unless bags meet ASTM-D6400

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:

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: