Ontario County giving away thousands of reusable bags

Updated: February 03, 2020 02:12 PM
Created: February 03, 2020 01:20 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Ontario County will give away thousands of reusable bags to help people prepare for the state's plastic bag ban.

According to our news partner, The Messenger Post, the county is partnering with 13 area food pantries. People who visit these pantries this month will receive a free "Ontario County Recycles" bag.

The state's plastic bag ban starts March 1.

Wegmans no longer offers plastic grocery bags at its stores.

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