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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 16, 2019) – Town businesses are reminded that the single-use plastic ban ordinance passed last April have come into effect today, April 16. The new ordinance addresses environmentally acceptable packaging and products, like carry-out bags and plastic straws.
“The momentum to minimize single-use plastic in our business community is strong,” said Business Development Manager John Holladay. “With our local economy and recreation being so dependent on our environment and waterways, we urge our businesses to Be the Solution, Stop the Pollution”
Holladay highlighted the resources the Town has expanded to facilitate the transition. To review the ordinance, visit the municipal website at www.tompsc.com. There you will also find a FAQs page and a video with information and tips to help businesses make this eco-friendly transition. You can also contact the Business Development Office at (843) 884-8517 for more information.