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Recyclable Paper Bag: A paper bag that is 100 percent recyclable and contains at least 40 percent post-consumer recycled content, and displays the words Recyclable and made from [at least] 40% post-consumer recyclable content in a visible manner on the outside of the bag

Reusable Definition

Reusable Bag: A sewn bag with stitched handles that is: specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse; manufactured from polyester, polypropylene, cotton or other durable material excluding polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride; and which also meets the following requirements: (1) Can carry at least 25 pounds over a distance of 300 feet; (2) Is machine washable or is made of a material that can be cleaned or disinfected at least 125 times; and (3) Is at least 4 millimeters thick.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any commercial enterprise, whether for or not-for-profit, including, but not limited to the following: restaurants, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, jewelry stores, household goods stores and any other business that offers the sale and display of merchandise.

Comply Date
Article 9

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