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Iowa - Bag Legislation

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Statewide Legislation

Status Voluntary Recycling Program
Notes Build with Bags - to encourage recycling.
Updated February 16, 2012


Status Approved
Status Date 09/30/2008
Plastic Summary Banned
Paper Summary Requirements: no old growth fiber, 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW and specific ID requirements.
Reusable Definition A reusable bag is defined as a bag with handles and designed for multiple reuse (1) made of cloth or other machine washable fabric.
Stores Affected "Retail or Wholesale Store" means any retail or wholesale establishment found within the unincorporated area of Marshall County that sells merchandise and is one of the following: (1) a supermarket (2) a pharmacy and (3) a business holding a food service license issued by the State of Iowa.
Fees None
Compliance Date 04/09/2009
Ordinance 30
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Updated April 10, 2012
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