1/23/2023 - Free Reusable Bags and Care Tips

Thank you for bringing your own reusable bags when you shop! The ban on single-use bags went into effect on May 4, 2022 and within 1 year, 8.4 billion single-use bags will be removed from the state's waste stream, according to

If you need FREE bags, please visit Borough Hall, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. 

Cleaning Tips

It's important to clean reusable bags on a regular basis to avoid bacteria (including E.coli) and possible cross-contamination. For some best practices, please review these tips (provided by the American Cleaning Institute) for washing cotton, insulated, nylon and recycled (polypropylene) bags. It's also recommended to label bags to keep meat, seafood and produce separate. 


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