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The City Council passed an ordinance banning single use plastic carry-out bags at retail and food establishments within the City of Hoboken. The ordinance went into effect on January 22, 2019. See the flyer and fact sheet below for further information.

Retail and food establishments shall no longer provide single use plastic carry-out bags to customers. Instead, retail and food establishments shall encourage customers to bring their own reusable bags, and make paper bags available to customers for a fee of 10-25 cents per bag.

Click here to see Hoboken's Single Use Plastic Carry-Out Bag Ordinance.

Click here to request an exemption for extraordinary circumstances.

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Plastic Bags

The City Council passed an ordinance banning single use plastic carry-out bags at retail and food establishments within the City of Hoboken. The ordinance went into effect on January 22, 2019. See the flyer and fact sheet below for further information.

Retail and food establishments shall no longer provide single use plastic carry-out bags to customers. Instead, retail and food establishments shall encourage customers to bring their own reusable bags, and make paper bags available to customers for a fee of 10-25 cents per bag.

Click here to see Hoboken's Single Use Plastic Carry-Out Bag Ordinance.

Click here to request an exemption for extraordinary circumstances.

Where can you recycle plastic bags?

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Does the Shade Tree Commission have a list of trees that they recommend for planting? View the approved list of tree species.

Who should trim the tree in front of my house? Please contact David Calamoneri.

I know of a tree that I believe is dying or is dangerous, who should I contact? Please contact David Calamoneri.

How do I become a volunteer for the Shade Tree Commission? Please contact Peter Bakarich III.

How do I apply to be a commissioner on the Shade Tree Commission? Submit an application for appointment to citizen advisory boards and commissions.

When does the Hoboken Shade Tree commission meet? Click here to view the meeting dates for 2015.

What are the benefits and reasons for planting trees in Hoboken? Read about 13 Reasons to plant trees.

How can I find out info on the tree(s) on my Street? View the Hoboken Tree Inventory.

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