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North Carolina - Bag Legislation

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Barrier Islands

Status Approved
Status Date 02/20/2011
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 Reusable bag: A durable plastic bag with handles that is at least 2.25 mils thick and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse or a bag made of cloth or other machine washable fabric that has handles.
Stores Affected
Retailer- A person who offers goods for sale in this State to consumers and who provides a single-use plastic bag to the consumer or transport the good and (I) had more than 5000 square feet of retail or wholesale space or (ii) is one of a retail chain. Retail Chain- ...view more or more stores located within the State that are engaged in the same general field of business and (i) conduct business under the same business name or (ii) operate under common ownership or management or pursuant to a franchise agreement with the same franchisor. view less
Fees None
Compliance Date 09/01/2009
Ordinance Article 9 Chapter 130A Part 2F
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Updated April 20, 2012
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