Cuyahoga County

Law Status
Status Date
Plastic Summary

County-wide ban on film plastic bags

Paper Summary

Permitted Paper Bag means a paper bag provided by a Retail Establishment to a customer at the point of sale for the purpose of transporting goods, which meets both of the following requirements: 1. The bag is manufactured from at least 40% recycled content; and 2. The bag is 100% recyclable

Reusable Definition

Reusable Bag means a bag that is specifically intended for multiple reuse and is made of cloth, fiber, or other machine washable fabric that is at least 2.25 mils thick and capable of carrying a minimum of 18 pounds with at least 75 uses per bag.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Retail Establishment means any supermarket, convenience store, department store, store, shop, service station, or restaurant and any other sales outlets where a customer can buy goods and/or food.

Comply Date
Ordiance # 02019-0005, Adding Chapter 1304

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