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Recyclable Paper Bag means a paper bag that is 100% recyclable and contains at least 40% postconsumer 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 bag 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 bag that is either a) made of cloth or other machine washable fabric: or b) made of plastic other than polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride that is durable, non-toxic, and generally considered a food grade material, and is more than 4 mils. in thickness.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Store means any commercial enterprise selling goods, food or services directly to the public, whether for or not for profit, including, but not limited to, convenience and grocery stores, markets, restaurants, pharmacies, liquor stores, take out food purveyors, and merchandise retailers.

Comply Date
Article 7
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