Bring Your Own Bags
Retailers: Get to know the Sustainable Stores Program
Thank you to the retailers that applied for the Sustainable Stores Grant. The grant recipients will be announced in April. While the grant deadline has passed, we encourage all retailers to participate in the Sustainable Stores Program.
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BYOBags Event and Materials Request
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Cuyahoga County is committed to eliminating single-use plastic checkout bags.
Easy ways for shoppers to remember to bring reusables and kick the plastic bag habit.Consumer Resources
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why is eliminating our use of single-use plastic bags important?
- Our natural resources, like Lake Erie, the Cuyahoga River, and our 3 major watersheds, are essential to our community health and economic vitality.
- Our access to clean drinking water is vital. Microplastics negatively affect our drinking water quality.
- As Climate Change affects the world more and more, our economic growth is at risk from wasted natural resources and declining environmental health.