Law Status
Status Date
Paper Summary

Recyclable Paper Bag means a paper bag that is 100 percent recyclable including any handles and that contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled content material and displays language to this effect in a visible manner on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

Reusable Bag means a bag with handles that is manufactured of cotton, polyester, nylon or a similarly durable material but not polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride. Such Reusable Bags must be designed to be reused at least 125 times, and to be washed and sanitized between uses.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Retail Establishment means any commercial enterprise, defined as the following, whether for-profit or not-for-profit, including, but not limited to pharmacies, convenience stores, grocery stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, jewelry stores, and household goods stores. However, this does not include restaurants drawing more than 80% of revenue from the sale of prepared food, liquor stores, bazaars operated by nonprofit organizations or religious institutions. Food pantries, soup kitchens, and other governmental and not-for-profit agencies that distribute food or other products to the needy free of charge are not included in this category, and are exempt from the terms of this ordinance.

$0.05 per paper bag
Comply Date
Law Text Details
Law Text Files

Legislation Filter

Disclaimer: The information on this website is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your specific situation. S. Walter Packaging does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information and materials contained in this site or the compliance with any particular federal, state or local laws and expressly disclaims liability for any errors or omissions in the information and materials.