NEW YORK (NEWS10)– New York’s plastic bag ban is on the horizon, and a popular convenience store chain has announced that they are getting rid of their iconic bags.

Stewart’s Shops making the announcement on their Facebook page, saying that they will no longer offer those sturdy white plastic bags bearing the company’s logo. However, you are encouraged to reuse the Stewart’s Shops bags that are probably somewhere in your home right now.

Stewart’s Shops saying in part, “We’ve seen them serve you in many ways- from acting as a lunch tote to holding your wet bathing suite…” A reminder the statewide plastic bag ban begins March 1, 2020.