Palo Alto

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Reusable Definition

Any bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuses and is either made of cloth or other machine washable fabric; or made of other durable material including plastic at least 2.25 thick and is suitable for reuse.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Supermarkets means a full line, self service store within the City of Palo Alto with gross annual sales of two million dollars ($2,000,000) or more which sells several lines of dry grocery, canned goods, perishable food, produce and meat and some non food items.

Comply Date
Law Text Details

3/12/2013 approved 1st reading of an expansion to this current ordinance. It will include a fee on paper bags.

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