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Plastic Summary


Paper Summary

A paper bag that is: 100% recyclable, including the handles. Contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled paper content; and 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

A sewn bag with stitched handles that is: Specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse; Can carry 25 pounds over a distance of 300 feet; and Is made of cloth or other machine washable fabric, provided that it may not be constructed of polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any retail operation located in the Town which sells goods, food or provides personal services to the public, including restaurants.

Comply Date
Chapter 195
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