East Greenwich

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Plastic Summary

4.0 mils

Paper Summary

A paper bag that is fully recyclable overall and contains a minimum of 40% post-consumer recycled content and contains no old growth fiber.

Reusable Definition

Adopted Date: 10/15/2019

A bag, with handles which are stitched and not heatfused, that isspecifically designed and manufactured formultiple reuse. The bag must be made ofwashable cloth, other durable woven or nonwoven fabric, or durable plastic filmthat is recyclable plasticwithaminimum thicknessoffourmils.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any enterprise whereby the sale or transfer to a customer of goods in exchange for payment occurring in retail stores, farmers’ markets, flea markets, and restaurants. This does not include sales of goods at yardsales, tagsales, other sales by residents at their homes, and sales by nonprofit organizations.

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