Downtown Anchorage seen with the Alaska Range to the north.
Ken Graham

Plastic Bag Ban Effective September 15, 2019

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Effective September 15, 2019, retailers will no longer be able to provide plastic bags to shoppers in Anchorage​. Sellers may provide non-plastic bags, such as paper, at a minimum cost of $0.10 per bag up to a maximum of $0.50 per trans​action.

For more information, visit the Municipality of Anchorage's website.