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Paper Summary

A paper bag that is 100% recyclable and contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled content, and displays in a visible manner on the outside of the bag: A. The word recyclable or a symbol identifying the bag as recyclable; and B. A label identifying the bag as being made from post-consumer recycled content and the percentage of post-consumer recycled content in the bag.

Reusable Definition

REUSABLE BAG – A bag 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, nontoxic, and generally considered a food-grade material, and is more than four mils in thickness.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any commercial enterprise selling goods, food or services directly to the public, whether for or not for profit, including, but not limited to, convenience and grocery stores, markets, restaurants, pharmacies, liquor stores, take?out food purveyors, and merchandise retailers.

Comply Date
Article 12
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