JACKSON HOLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
In January 2019, the Town of Jackson passed an ordinance banning the free distribution of single-use plastic bags. On April 15, this ban will be officially instituted.
No grocer or large retailer within town limits shall provide a single-use disposable plastic bag to a customer at the point of sale. Effective November 1, 2019, no retailer or retail store shall provide a single-use disposable plastic bag to a customer at the point of sale. This excludes vendors at a farmer’s market, fast food restaurants, art galleries and art fairs.
Other bag exemptions include non-checkout product bags – such as dry cleaner bags, newspaper bags, door hanger bags, bags provided by pharmacists to contain prescription drugs, bags used by consumers inside stores to package bulk items including: fruit, vegetables, nuts, grains, candy or small hardware items.