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Big Y phasing out plastic checkout bags

Supermarket chain Big Y, which has 30 stores across Connecticut, will phase out single-use plastic bags in its stores by 2020. Read More.

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Connecticut considering statewide ban

Connecticut lawmakers are coming under increasing pressure to pass legislation prohibiting or phasing out single-use plastic shopping bags, with retailers now advocating a ban and communities across the state already taking local action. Read More

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Ct Towns adopted or working on Plastic bag bans

Fueled by environmentalists and frustrated by state inaction, a growing number of Connecticut communities are taking or considering action on their own to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores to help protect the environment. Read More