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Recyclable Paper Bag means a paper bag that is: 1. 100 percent recyclable including the handles; 2. contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled paper content; and 3. displays the words recyclable and made from 40% post-consumer recycled content (or other applicable amount) in a visible manner on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

Reusable grocery bag means a sewn bag with stitched handles that is (i) specifically designed and manufactured for at least 175 uses; (ii) can carry 25 pounds over a distance of 300 feet; and (iii) is made of cloth or other machine-washable fabric other than polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride.

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Store means a retail establishment store, person, corporation, partnership, business venture, or vendor that sells or provides merchandise, goods or materials directly to a customer, whether for or not for profit, including but not limited to restaurants, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, farmers’ markets, public markets, jewelry stores, and household goods stores

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Article 11 (Article 2, Chapter 500, Section 2-516)
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