The City of Chicago has implemented a Bag Tax to encourage the use of reusable bags. You may have already noticed that checking out at the grocery store now includes a new addition, would you like a bag today? The tax is applied only once if multiple bags are required, and you should start to see these hanging up as a friendly reminder:


For businesses, you can hang a copy at your location so as to help encourage the process. A copy of the notice is available through the city. You may also download a copy here:

Printable Checkout Bag Placard