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A recycled paper bag is defined as a bag that contains no old growth fiber and a minimum of 40 percent post-consumer recycled content is 100 percent recyclable and has printed in a highly visible manner on the outside of the bag the words reusable and recyclable the name and location of the manufacturer and the percentage of post-consumer recycled content.

Reusable Definition

A reusable bag is defined as a bag made of cloth or other machine washable fabric that has handles, or a durable plastic bag with handles that is at least 4 mils thick and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse.

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A retail establishment is defined as any commercial establishment, including farmers market and similar establishment, that sells perishable or nonperishable goods including, but not limited to, clothing, food, and personal items directly to the customer.

Paper Fee: $0.25 per bag
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