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Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Hillsborough Township Announces Reusable Shopping Bag Design Contest

On May 4th, 2022, New Jersey will ban single-use grocery bags. With that in mind, Hillsborough Township is inviting all residents to submit a design for the first official Township reusable shopping bag. The winning design, as voted on by Hillsborough residents, will be printed on a reusable shopping bag that will be available for purchase at the Peter J. Biondi Municipal Building and Township events. Any profits will be used to help fund recycling bins that will be put in our local parks.

Details are as follows: 


  • The contest opens today, March 11th, 2022
  • The deadline for designs is Friday, March 25, 2022
  • Voting will take place during the week of March 28th
  • This contest is open to Hillsborough residents only
  • The winning design must incorporate the year (2022 or ‘22) and reflect the theme “Hillsborough, NJ:  The Good Life.” (Note: The theme does not have to be spelled out in the design)
  • Only one entry per person
  • Open to all ages
  • Only one winner will be selected
  • All artwork must be one color - yellow. (Bag is maroon)
  • All artwork must be the following size:  10" H by 5" W.
  • All artwork must be family-friendly
  • Hillsborough Township owns all rights to the submitted artwork
  • All entries will receive a certificate of appreciation from Mayor Lipani.
  • The winner will be revealed at the April 12th Township Committee meeting

Art is subjective and you are only limited by your imagination. Whether it is a drawing, a painting, a logo, or another design of your choosing, all qualifying designs will be in the running for the official Hillsborough Township 2022 Reusable Shopping Bag

Please use this form to submit your artwork no later than March 25th, 2022. We can’t wait to see your designs!

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