Environmental Health

Single-Use Plastic Straws

SINGLE-USE PLASTIC STRAWS TO BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST ONLY

Beginning on November 4, 2021, food service businesses shall only provide a single-use plastic straw to a customer upon request by the customer. Food service businesses are required to keep an adequate supply of single-use plastic straws. Stores may continue to sell packages of single-use plastic straws and provide/sell a beverage pre-packaged by the manufacturer with a single-use plastic straw, i.e., juice boxes.

For further information, please send an email to SingleUsePlasticStraws@doh.nj.gov 

 

Last Reviewed: 12/9/2021