New Canaan

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Are 100% recyclable, contain a minimum of 40% post -consumer recycled content, and conspicuously display the phrase Reusable and Recyclable and the percentage of post -consumer recycled content, on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

A bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse that: 1. Is made of (a) cloth, fiber, or other machine washable fabric, (b) laminated material, or ( c) durable plastic that is at least 6. 0 mils (thousandths of an inch) thick, and 2. Does not contain lead, cadmium, or any other toxic material, as defined by applicable state and federal standards and regulations for packaging or reusable bags.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any person, corporation, partnership, business, or other organization or group, however organized, that transfers merchandise, goods, or materials, including, without limitation, clothing, food, or personal items of any kind, directly to a consumer in exchange for payment. The term includes, by way of example and not limitation, any grocery store, grocery delivery service, department store, clothing store, hardware store, hospital, pharmacy, liquor store, restaurant, delicatessen, convenience store, food truck, sidewalk vendor, farmers’ market, flea market, and any other retail store or vendor. The term shall not include the sale of goods at yard sales, tag sales, or other sales by residents at their home.

$0.10 per paper or resuable bag
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