Plastic Bag Ban

Get the facts, answers to FAQs, acceptable alternatives, and more!

As of October 1, 2021 single-use plastic bags and non-recycled content paper bags are officially prohibited.

Starting on April 1, 2022 the City of Philadelphia will begin fully enforcing the ban.

Now is the time to start finding alternatives for your business!


Your Guide to Philadelphia's

Plastic Bag Alternatives

Non-Woven Polypropylene Bags

Kraft Paper Bags



Strong non-woven tote designed to be reused and carry heavy loads.

Multiple sizes and customization available.

Made with post-consumer recycled paper and manufactured to be recyclable. Ideal environmentally-conscience choice for food service, retail, and grocery stores.

Multiple sizes and customization available.

Ready to make the switch and say goodbye to plastic bags?

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Get the facts.

Plastic bag bans vary by city, state, and local municipalities. 

Before you make a decision, be sure you've checked your local rules and regulations.

If your business is in the City of Philadelphia, we've got the facts for you. Click play to get started.

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