Ban on single-use plastic and paper bags goes into effect May 2022

It's time start stocking up on reusable bags

Less plastic pollution filling up our landfills is arguably one way to look after our health. New Jersey residents will be seeing a lot less of it starting in a little over a year. On Wednesday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a toughest-in-the-nation law banning single-use plastic and paper bags, straws and styrofoam food containers at stores and businesses. The law is being hailed as an environmental victory, but some say it went too far. Correspondent Raven Santana reports.