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Recycled Paper Bag means 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 (1) the wordrecyclable or a symbol identifying the bag as recyclable and (2) 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

A sewn bag with stitched handles, that is specifically designed for multiple reuse. (1) can carry 25 pounds over a distance of 300 feet (2)is machine washable and (3) is either (4) made of natural fibers such as cotton or linen or (5) made a durable non toxic plastic other than polyvinyl chloride or polyethylene that is generally considered a food grade material that is more than 4.0 mils thick.

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Retail establishment shall mean any business facility that sells goods directly to the consumer including but not limited to grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores, mini-marts, and retail stores and vendors selling clothing, food, and household or personal items.

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Article 31
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