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Plastic Summary

No plastic

Paper Summary

A paper bag which is 100% recyclable and contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled content and displays the words Recyclable and Made from 40% post-consumer recyclable content in a visible manner on the exterior of such bag.

Reusable Definition

Adopted Date: 12/2/2019

A bag that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple re-use, and is made of either polyester, polypropylene, cotton, or other durable material or composition, and meets the following standards: Has a minimum lifetime capability of 125 or more uses carrying 22 or more pounds; and Is machine washable or is made of material which can be cleaned or disinfected a minimum of 125 times.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any commercial enterprise, whether for or not for profit, including, but not limited to, restaurants, pharmacies, convenience stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, jewelry stores, and household goods stores.

Comply Date
Article III, Ordinance 2019-125

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