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Recyclable Paper Bag – A paper bag that is: a. 100 percent recyclable, including any handles b. contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled paper content; and c. displays the words recyclable (or a suitable symbol indicating that the bag is 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 checkout bag – A bag with or without handles specifically designed for multiple reuse; and is either made of cloth or machine washable fabric or made of durable, non-toxic plastic generally considered a food-grade material. A Reusable checkout bag may not be constructed of polyethylene or polyvinyl chloride.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

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

Comply Date
19-168 MPRI
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