Effective July 1, 2023, the Comprehensive Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance, or the Shop Green SBY Initiative, bans single-use plastic bags within the City of Salisbury at the point of sale, pickup, or delivery. City of Salisbury businesses must charge a minimum of $0.10 for each alternative bag, such as a paper bag, distributed at check out. The business retains the entirety of this fee—not the City!

We invite you to download our free flyers, posters, social media graphics, and logos to communicate with friends and customers about the upcoming ban. Posters have been translated into Spanish, Korean, and Haitian Creole. For more information, check out our FAQ below!