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Reusable Definition

Reusable Bag Any bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over a period of time and is made from cotton cloth or other washable fabric, polyester, polypropylene, or other durable material or plastic that is at least 10 mils in thickness and meets the following criteria: as a minimum life capability of 125 or more uses carrying 22 or more pounds over a distance of at least 175 feet; and s machine washable or is made from a material that can be cleaned or disinfected.

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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 Montclair. Retail establishments include: a business establishment that generates a sales or use-tax; a drug store, pharmacy, 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, and snack foods; a public eating establishment (i.e., a restaurant, take-out food establishment, or any other business that prepares and sells prepared food to be eaten on or off its premises); and a business establishment that sells clothing, hardware, or any other nonperishable goods. Retail establishment does not include nonprofit charitable reusers 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 50% of its revenues from the handling and sale of those donated goods or materials.A high volume retail establishment is a retail establishment defined below that meets one of the following criteria: 1. Retail establishments that have a retail space of20,000 square feet or larger excluding storage space) or have at least three ( 3) locations under the same name within the Township of Montclair that total 20,000 square feet or more 2. Retail pharmacies with at least two 2) locations under the same ownership within the Township of Montclair. 3. Full-line, self-service supermarkets that had annual gross sales in excess of$ 1, 000,000 during the previous tax year which sell a line of dry groceries, canned goods, or nonfood items and some perishable items.

$0.10 but not more than $0.25 per bag.
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