Single-Use Plastic Bag Fee
Important Reminder: As a result of the ban on single-use plastic bags that will take effect on
July 1, 2021, the single-use plastic bag fee will sunset as of June 30, 2021. Retailers will no longer have to collect the fee as of July 1, 2021.
In accordance with Conn. Gen. Stat. § 22a-246a, effective August 1, 2019, retailers making sales in Connecticut of tangible personal property to the public had previously been required to collect a $0.10 fee per single-use checkout bag. Pursuant to Executive Order No. 7N and No. 7NN issued by Governor Lamont, the Plastic Bag Fee was suspended from March 26, 2020 through June 30, 2020.