Clean Ocean Action

New Jersery Plastic Reduction Ordinances

20 municipalities + 1 county – Passed and in effect

1.       Atlantic County – August 2018

2.       Avalon – June 2019

3.       Beach Haven  – June 2019

4.       Belmar – May 2018

5.       Bradley Beach – January 2019

6.       Brigantine  – June 2019

7.       Harvey Cedars– June 2018

8.       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

9.       Hoboken – January 2019

10.  Jersey City – June 2019

11.   Leonia – May 2019

12.   Long Beach Township – May 2018

13.   Longport – December 2015

14.  Maplewood – July 2019

15.   Monmouth Beach – June 2018

16.   Point Pleasant Beach – May 2018

17.   Rahway – January 1997

18.   Somers Point – January 2019

19.   Stafford Township – August 2018

20.   Stone Harbor – June 2019  

21.   Ventnor – October 2018

20 municipalities – Passed and waiting to go into effect

1.       Asbury Park – January 2020

2.    Atlantic Highlands – November 2019

3.       Bayonne – January 2020

4.    Cranford  – July 2020 

5.    Fair Haven – February 2020

6.     Garfield – January 2020 

7.     Glen Rock – January 2020

8.       Hopewell – August/September 2019 

9.       Lambertville – January 2020

10.    Little Silver – October 2019

11.    Ocean Gate – September 13, 2019

12.  Paramus – September 2020

13.  Parsippany-Troy Hills – January 2020

14.  Red Bank – September 2020

15.    Ridgewood – January 2020

16.  Saddle Brook – January 2020

17.  Secaucus – February 2020

18.  South Orange – January 2020  

19.  Teaneck – July 2018 [ON HOLD]

20.  Woodland Park – March 2020

Total: 41 ordinances

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