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Arizona - Bag Legislation

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Statewide Legislation

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Status Pending
Notes AZ H.B. 2408, AZ H.B. 2131
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Updated January 14, 2016

Bisbee

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Status Approved
Status Date 09/03/2014
Plastic Summary Requirements: 2.25 thick and Specific ID requirements
Paper Summary Requirements: No old growth fiber, 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW and specific ID requirements.
Reusable Definition Made of cloth or other machine washable fabric that has handles, or a durable plastic bag that is at least 2.25 mil thick with handles and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiply use. The bag shall not contain lead, cadmium or any other heavy metal in toxic amounts.
Stores Affected
"Retail Establishment" means a licensed business located within the City of Bisbee that provides one or more consumer items to its customers intended for off site use or consumption. For the purpose of this Article, any restrictions imposed upon a "retail establishment" shall be equally applicable to the employee, manager, ...view more contractors and agents of that retail establishment. view less
Fees Paper Fee: $0.05 per bag
Compliance Date 04/22/2014
Ordinance O-13-14
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Updated September 06, 2013

Phoenix

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Status Failed, but voluntary recycling program
Ordinance HB2416
Notes 2/18/2009 - Did not pass a recycling and labeling program. They do have a voluntary program which stores encourage reusable bags and accept plastic bags for recycling. Bag Central Station.
Updated February 16, 2012

Tempe

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Status Voluntary Recycling Program
Notes Bag Central Program - see Phoenix
Updated February 16, 2012

Tucson

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Status Voluntary Recycling Program
Notes Bag Central Program - see Phoenix
Updated February 16, 2012
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