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Recyclable paper bag means a paper bag that is 100 percent recyclable and contains at least 40 percent post-consumer recycled content, and displays the words Recyclable and made from 40% post-consumer recyclable content in a visible manner on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

Reusable bag means a bag that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is either polyester, polypropylene, cotton or other durable material, and meets the following requirements: a. Has a minimum lifetime capability of 125 or more uses carrying 22 or more pounds; and b. Is machine washable or is made of a material that can be cleaned or disinfected 125 times. c. Has a thickness of greater than four mil.

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Stores Affected

Retail establishment means any commercial enterprise, defined as the following: whether for or not for profit, including, but not limited to, restaurants, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, jewelry stores, and household goods stores.

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Stores that are 20,000 square feet or larger are required to adhere to the ordinance by July 1, 2019. Stores that are at least 10,000 square feet are required to adhere to the ordinance by September 1, 2019. Stores less than 10,000 square feet are required to adhere to the ordinance by December 31, 2019.

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