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Recyclable Paper Bag means a bag that: 1) is 100% recyclable overall 2) contains a minimum of 30% post-consumer recycled content and 3) displays the words Recyclable or Please Recycle on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

Reusable bag means a bag that is specifically designed for multiple use and is made of thick plastic, cloth, fabric or other durable materials.

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Thin-film single-use plastic bags shall not be distributed, used, or sold for checkout or other purposes at any retail, retail food, or service retail establishments within the Town of Amherst.

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Article 36
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