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Recyclable Paper Bag a paper bag that meets all of the following requirements: (1) is one hundred percent (100%) recyclable overall and contains a minimum of forty percent (40%) postconsumer recycled material; and (2) is capable of composting consistent with the timeline and specifications of the ASTM Standard D6400.

Reusable Definition

Reusable checkout bag, a sewn bag with stitched handles that is either (a) made of cloth or other machine washable fabric; or (b) made of plastic other than polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride that is durable, non-toxic, and generally considered a food-grade material that is more than 2.25 mils thick.

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Retail establishment any commercial business facility that sells goods and/or services directly to the consumer including but not limited to grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores, convenient stores, restaurants and retail stores selling clothing, food and personal items, and dry cleaning services.

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