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Recyclable Paper Bag shall mean a paper bag with or without handles that contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled content and displays in a visible manner on the outside of the bag 1) the word recyclable or a symbol identifying the bag as recyclable and 2) a label identifying the bags as being made from post-consumer recycled content and the percentage of post-consumer recycled content in the bag

Reusable Definition

Reusable Bag means a sewn bag with stitched handles that is specifically designed for multiple reuse that (i) can carry twenty five (25) pounds; (ii) is machine washable or is made of a material that can be cleaned or disinfected one hundred and twenty five (125) times; (iii) is made of either polyester, polypropylene, cotton or other natural fiber material; and (iv) has a thickness of greater than four (4.0) millimeters.

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Food Establishment means an operation that stores, prepares, packages, serves, vends, or otherwise provides food for human consumption, as further defined in 105 CMR 590.002. Any establishment requiring a permit to operate in accordance with the State Food Code, 105 CMR 590.000, et. seq., shall be considered a Food Establishment for purposes of this ordinance.

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Article 55

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