Single-Use Plastic Bags Banned as of January 1, 2020
Effective January 1, 2020, checkout bags used by Malden retail establishments may only be reusable, multi-use bags. The single-use plastic bags which are currently being used will no longer be allowed at any point of sale. Customers are encouraged to bring their own bags into retail establishments but may also purchase a paper or recyclable bag from the establishment. Stop and Shop will sell reusable bags and will donate the proceeds to the Bread of Life.