East Providence

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Paper Summary

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

Reusable Definition

Reusable carryout bag means a bag with handles which are stitched and not heat-fused that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse. The bag must be made of washable cloth, other durable woven or non-woven fabric, or durable plastic film that is recyclable plastic with a minimum thickness of four mils.

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Stores Affected

Retail sales establishment means any enterprise, person, corporation, partnership, business venture, or vendor that sells or provides merchandise, goods, or materials directly to a customer, whether for or not for profit, including, but not limited to, retail stores, farmers’ markets, fleamarkets, restaurants, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, jewelry stores, and household goods stores. This does not include sales of goods at yard sales, tag sales, or other sales by residents at their homes.

Comply Date
Chapter 7, Article IV
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