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No food store shall provide any paper bag that is not a recycled paper bag. Recycled paper bag means a paper bag that is one hundred percent (100%) recyclable and contains at least forty percent (40%) post-consumer recycled content.

Reusable Definition

Reusable bag means any bag meeting the following criteria:A bag that is at least 2.25 millimeters thick if made of plastic. Is made from a material that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly; Has a minimum lifetime of seventy-five (75) uses; and Has the capability of carrying a minimum of eighteen (18) pounds.

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Reference 3.20.020 https://library.municode.com/co/louisville/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=TIT3REFI_CH3.20SAUSTA #51 Retailer means any person selling, leasing, renting, or granting a license to use tangible personal property or services at retail. Retailer shall include but is not limited to, any: (1) auctioneer; (2) salesperson, representative, peddler or canvasser, who makes sales as a direct or indirect agent of, or obtains such property or services sold from a dealer, distributor, supervisor or employer; (3) charitable organization or governmental entity which makes sales of tangible personal property to the public, notwithstanding the fact that the merchandise sold may have been acquired by gift or donation or that the proceeds are to be used for charitable or governmental purposes; (4) retailer-contractor, when acting in the capacity of a seller of building supplies, construction materials, and other tangible personal property.

$0.25 tax on paper and plastic bags
Comply Date
1797- disposable bag tax

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