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Plastic bag ban

Compliant bag vendors

These suppliers carry reusable or paper checkout bags that meet the City’s plastic bag ban requirements.

Bag requirements

Businesses may provide reusable bags and paper bags provided that they meet the following requirements.

Reusable bags are permitted if they are:

  • Made of nylon, cotton, cloth, polyester, or another material that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuses.
  • Made of plastic – but not through a blown-film extrusion process, more than 2.25 mil thick, and specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuses.

Paper bags are permitted if they:

  • Contain at least 40 percent post-consumer recycled content.
  • Contain no old-growth fiber.
  • Prominently display:
    • The word “recyclable” or “recycled content.”
    • The percentage of post-consumer recycled content.
    • The manufacturer’s name.

Compliant vendors

These vendors sell bags that meet the City’s criteria for reusable and paper bags. Make sure to select bag models that meet the requirements.

Disclaimer: Reference on this page to any specific commercial product, process, or service, or any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of businesses and consumers, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the City of Philadelphia.
Name Address Phone number Email address Types of bags
4 All Promos 50 West Ave., Essex, CT 06426 (855) 202-8098 Reusable and paper
American Paper Bag, LLC 1110 Hanover St., Sugar Notch, PA 18706 Contact by email. Paper
Barnett Canvas 900 Ashland Ave., Folcroft, PA 19032 (610) 534-2600 or (800) 863-0039 Reusable
Bunzl Distribution USA 1510 Bartlett Dr., York, PA 17406 (717) 755-3200, ext. 11854 Reusable and paper
Commonwealth Packaging Company Harrisburg, PA (800) 999-5470 Reusable and paper
Custom Earth Promos 1200 NW 17th Ave., Suite 7, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (800) 234-8716 Reusable and paper
Dynamic Advertising Solutions 6060 Ridge Ave., Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19128 (866) 777-6776 or (856) 340-3384 Reusable and paper
Eco Enclose 280 S. Taylor Ave., Suite 200, Louisville, CO 80027 (888) 445-6575 Paper
I 95 Plastics, LLC 5331 N. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19141 (267) 307-1537 Reusable and paper
Minuteman Press 2715 S. Front St., Philadelphia, PA 19148 (215) 525-2999 Use contact form on website. Resusable
Novolex Multiple locations, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey (800) 845-6051 Use contact form on website. Resusable and paper
NYP Corp. Elizabeth, NJ and Leola, PA (800) 524-1052 (NJ) / (800) 541-0961 (PA) Visit website for contact details. Resusable
Paper Mart 2164 N. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92865 (800) 745-8800 Resusable and paper
Penn Jersey Paper (PJP) 9355 Blue Grass Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19114 (800) 992-3430 Use contact form on website. Paper
PreZero US Packaging, LLC 2301 E. 7th St., Suite A-337, Los Angeles, CA 90023 (530) 532-9500 Reusable
Promotional Products Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA (800) 923-8878 Resusable and paper
Quality Logo Products 724 N. Highland Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 (866) 312-5646 Reusable 646 NW Compass Ln., Bend, OR, 97703 (877) 334-5323 Contact by phone. Resusable
S. Walter Packaging 2900 Grant Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19114 (888) 428-5673 Resusable and paper
SupplyitAll 2400 Industrial Way, Vineland, NJ 08360 (856) 362-6033 Reusable and paper
Uline 700 Uline Way, Allentown, PA 18106 (800) 295-5510 Resusable

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