The New York State
Plastic Bag Ban and
Paper Bag Reduction Fee
Go into effect
March 1st, 2020.
The New York State Bag Waste Reduction Act prohibits the distribution of plastic carryout
bags by retailers in New York state with limited exceptions.
For more than 20 years, the BID has served hundreds of businesses ranging from small retail shops to local and national food and retail chains and banks. The BID is managed by the Mosholu Preservation Corporation (MPC), a support corporation of Montefiore Medical Center.
The Jerome Gun Hill BID serves one of the most ethnically diverse populations in the city. Our catchment area includes Jerome Avenue (between Mosholu Parkway and East 212th Street) and East Gun Hill Road (between Jerome and Webster Avenues).