Clean Ocean Action

New Jersery Plastic Reduction Ordinances

Click the links to see COA's model ordinances for banning single-use plastic straws, bags, polystyrene (Styrofoam) foam food containers, and utensils.

 

22 municipalities + 1 county – Passed and in effect

1.     Atlantic County – August 2018

2.   Atlantic Highlands – November 2019

3.     Avalon – June 2019

4.     Beach Haven  – June 2019

5.     Belmar – May 2018

6.     Bradley Beach – January 2019

7.     Brigantine  – June 2019

8.     Harvey Cedars– June 2018

9.     Highland Park – Phase One: May 2019, 10-cent fee on single-use plastic bags. Phase Two: November 2019, ban on single-use plastic bags and 10-cent fee on paper

10.  Hoboken – January 2019

11  Hopewell – September 30, 2019

12. Jersey City – June 2019

13. Little Silver – October 2019

14.  Long Beach Township – May 2018

15.  Longport – December 2015

16. Maplewood – July 2019

17.  Monmouth Beach – June 2018

18. Ocean Gate – September 13, 2019

19.  Point Pleasant Beach – May 2018

20.  Somers Point – January 2019

21.  Stafford Township – August 2018

22.  Stone Harbor – June 2019  

23. Ventnor – October 2018

23 municipalities + 1 county – Passed and waiting to go into effect

1.      Asbury Park – January 2020

2.      Bayonne – January 2020

3.   Camden County January 2020

4.   Chatham Borough – March 2020

5.   Chatham Township – March 2020

6.   Cranford  – July 2020 

7.   Fair Haven – February 2020

8.    Garfield – January 2020 

9.    Glen Rock – January 2020

10.  Haworth – March 24, 2020

11.   Lambertville – January 2020

12.  Madison – March 2020

13.  Montclair – TBD

14.  Paramus – September 2020

15.  Parsippany-Troy Hills – January 2020

16.  Red Bank – September 2020

17.    Ridgewood – January 2020

18.  Saddle Brook – January 2020

19.  Sea Bright – May 2020

20.  Secaucus – February 2020

21.  South Orange – January 2020

22.  Summit – May 2020

23.  Teaneck – July 2018 [ON HOLD]

24.  Woodland Park – March 2020

Total: 47 ordinances

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