The City of Jersey City is considering an ordinance that will ban single-use plastic bags. While there will be some exceptions to this, it can be a tricky proposition. They are interested in your views and have asked for feedback from the community - please take their Survey here Jersey City Plastic Bag Survey- Residents
Also, if you need more information about the very bad environmental impact plastic bags are having you can learn more about that here
The Jersey Journal recently covered this topic here
Start Recycling Plastic Bags Now - Shoprite and other retailers are accepting these, inquire!