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Law Status
Approved
Status Date
Locations
Paper Summary

Means a paper bag that is (1) 100 percent recyclable including the handles; (2) contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled paper content; and (3) displays this information re recyclability and content on the bag surface

Reusable Definition

Means a sewn bag with stitched handles (1) made of cloth or natural fibers that is machine-washable and designed for multiple use or (2) made of plastic other than polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride; (3) is durable, non-toxic and generally considered a foodgrade material that is more than 4 mils thick

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Yes
Stores Affected

Means any business facility (whether for-profit or not-for-profit) that sells goods directly to the consumer, including, but not limited to, retail stores, restaurants, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, liquor stores, and seasonal or temporary businesses.

Comply Date
Ordinance
Article 32
Law Text Details
Law Text Files

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