Change in Minimum Bag Fees

New minimum fees for bags take effect July 1:

  • 25 cents for paper bags
  • $2 for new reusable bags

Learn more about bag fees. 

Edmonton’s  Single-use Item Reduction Bylaw (20117)  helps reduce waste by targeting items that can easily be replaced with reusable options or avoided altogether. 

Some exemptions exist for charities, organizations without a business licence and some types of businesses.