North Kingston

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Recyclable Paper Bag means a paper bag that is fully recyclable overall and contains a minimum of 40% post-consumer recycled content and contains no old growth fiber. The bag should display the words Reusable and Recyclable on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

Reusable Bag means a bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is made primarily of cloth, other nonwoven textile or durable plastic with a minimum thickness of four (4) mils. Any straps or handles shall be stitched. If the bag does not have handles, it must be stitched at the point of carry.

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Business Establishment is any commercial enterprise that provides carryout bags to its customers, including sole proprietorships, joint ventures, partnerships, corporations, or any other legal entity and including all employees of the business and any independent contractors associated with the business. Business Establishment does not include sales of goods at yard sales, tag sales, other sales by residents at their homes, and sales by nonprofit organizations.

Comply Date
#18-14 adding Artcile XVI, section 9
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