Friday Harbor

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Paper Summary

Recycled paper bag means a paper carryout bag provided by a retail establishment to a customer at the point of sale that meets all of the following requirements: 1. Except as provided in subsection (B)(2) of this section the bag contains a minimum of 40 percent postconsumer recycled materials; 2. An eight-pound capacity or smaller bag contains a minimum of 20 percent postconsumer recycled materials; 3. The bag is recyclable; and 4. Printed on the paper carryout bag is the minimum percentage of postconsumer content.

Reusable Definition

Reusable bag means a bag with handles that is designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is either (1) made of cloth or other machine washable fabric, or (2) made of durable plastic that is at least 2.25 mils thick.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Retail establishment means any person, corporation, partnership, business, facility, vendor, organization, or individual that sells or provides merchandise, goods or materials, including, without limitation, clothing, food, or personal items of any kind, directly to a customer. Retail establishment includes, without limitation, any grocery store, department store, hardware store, pharmacy, liquor store, restaurant, catering truck, convenience store, and any other retail store or vendor.

Comply Date
Bill 1618, Code 8.14
Law Text Details

Town meeting held and ordinance presented.

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