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A Recyclable Paper Carryout Bag shall mean a paper bag that is 100% Recyclable and displays the words recyclable in a visible manner on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

A Reusable Bag shall mean a bag with handles that is designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over a period of time, is machine washable, or made from a material that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly.

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Retail Establishment means any store or commercial establishment that sells perishable or nonperishable goods, including but not limited to: clothing; food; and personal items, directly to the Customer, and is located within or doing business within the geographical limits of the Township of Millburn. Retail Establishments include, for example: a business establishment that generates a sales or use-tax; a drug store, a pharmacy, a supermarket, grocery store, convenience food store, food mart, or other commercial entity engaged in the Retail sale of a limited line of goods that include milk, bread, soda, snack foods and alcoholic beverages; a public eating establishment (i.e., a restaurant, take-out food establishment, or any other business that prepares and sells food to be eaten on or off its premises); and a business establishment that sells clothing, hardware, electronics, books, jewelry, furniture, cosmetics or any other non-perishable goods. Retail Establishment does not include non-profit charitable resellers as defined in Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or a distinct operating unit or division of the charitable organization that reuses and recycles donated goods or materials and receives more than fifty percent (50%) of its revenues from the handling and sale of those donated goods or materials.

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