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Our job is to represent you, Connecticut retailers, to make sure your voice is heard at the State Capitol as legislators consider laws that would impact your business, and to provide attractive benefits that can help your business on the bottom line.
Statewide Plastic Bag Fee
A new $0.10 per bag statewide plastic bag fee will be in effect starting August 1st, 2019.
As of July 1, 2021, single-use plastic checkout bags are scheduled to be banned in the
State of Connecticut.
OCG-9, Regarding the Single-Use Plastic Bag Fee
Note: This is an updated version
Download here – https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DRS/Publications/OCG/OCG-9-BagFee.pdf
Latest from the Connecticut Retail Merchants Association
As a Connecticut retailer, you are a member of the Connecticut Retail Merchants Association. Our job is to represent you, to make sure your voice is heard at the State Capitol as legislators consider laws that would impact your business, and to provide attractive benefits that can help your business on the bottom line.
We take these responsibilities seriously, and recognize that there is strength in numbers. Fortunately, there is much good news to share, and we’re stepping up efforts to communicate with you, our members, and seek your feedback and input.
Retail Across America
Retail Across Connecticut is a great story. Connecticut’s retailers help make the state’s economy come alive, from the malls to Main Street, all across the state.
See how in this video featuring leading retailers, produced by the National Retail Federation.
Together We’re Stronger
At CRMA, our job is to advocate for you. We are your voice in the halls of the State Capitol, with service providers, and with the news media. Your membership in CRMA makes you part of an exclusive group that includes some of the world’s largest retailers and best Main Street merchants. Membership instantly makes your voice, and retailing’s collective voice, more powerful at the State Capitol where the laws that impact your business are devised and approved. … Read More