Single-Use Plastics Ordinance

The Ordinance

On September 12th, 2022, the Uwchlan Township Board of Supervisors passed ordinance 2022-06, which prohibits the use of carry-out plastic bags, polystyrene food containers, and single-use plastic straws by commercial establishments in Uwchlan Township. To promote the use of reusable bags, the ordinance also institutes a $0.15 fee for recyclable paper bags. A link to the ordinance can be found below. This ordinance goes into full effect on March 16th, 2023. Please check back for additional resources. 

Ordinance 2022-06- Single-Use Plastics

The link below can be used to send feedback to the Township on ordinance 2022-06, regulating the use of single-use plastics. 

Ordinance Feedback Form