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Recyclable paper bag is a paper bag that is 100% recyclable and contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled content and displays the words recyclable and made from 40% post-consumer recycled content in a visible manner on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

Reusable checkout bag A sewn bag with stitched handles that is specifically designed for multiple reuse and that (1) can carry 25 pounds over a distance of 300 feet; (2) is machine washable or is made of a material that can be cleaned or disinfected more than 125 times; (3) is either (a) made of natural fibers (such as cotton or linen) or (b) made of durable, non-toxic plastic (other than polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride) that is generally considered a food-grade material and that is more than 4.0 mils thick

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Retail store any business facility that sells goods directly to the consumer whether for- or not-for-profit, including, but not limited to, retail stores, full- and quick-service restaurants, pharmacies, convenience stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary businesses.

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