Maryland Counties Bid Farewell to Single-Use Plastic Bags as New Law Takes Effect

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. – As the new year begins, several Maryland counties are implementing changes to their local laws. Among these changes is a significant shift at grocery store checkouts in Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County, and Frederick. Single-use plastic bags are now a thing of the past in these areas. Dubbed the Plastic Bag Reduction Act, this new law aims to reduce the usage of single-use plastics and encourage people to adopt more sustainable habits by using reusable totes. Stores are now prohibited from offering single-use plastic bags, a move supported by … Read more