“Do you live in New York City? Then you’ve seen plastic bags blowing through traffic, stuck in trees and clogging our sewers. If you’ve had enough of the litter and waste, you’re on the right track.  If you don’t think these bags are a problem, think again.

[The Surfrider Bag Monster suit may become a reality if we don’t get our act together].

This September 15th-21st, Surfrider is joining up with a coalition of groups across the city to challenge all of New York City to bring their own bags instead of consuming more single-use bags like paper or plastic during #BYOBag Week. This challenge will support the passage of single-use bag legislation in NYC.  We’re saying no to all single-use carryout bags (including paper) to seriously improve our environmental footprint.

We know going cold turkey can be tough so we’ll be there to help you along the way. Every morning during #BYOBag Week we’ll be sharing the tips, tools and action items you need to help you put an end to bag addiction.

Are you ready to take the challenge? Click here to register and then get your friends, family, and neighbors involved!”