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Reusable Definition

Single-use Carryout Paper Bag means a paper bag provided at the check stand, cash register, point of sale or other point of departure for purposes of transporting food, food related merchandise and all non-food related merchandise out of the Store. D. Reusable bag means a bag that meets all of the following criteria:(a) Designed and manufactured to withstand 50 repeated uses over a period of time;(b) Is machine washable or, made from a material that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly;(c) Is at least four mils thick, if made from plastic; and(d) Has the capability of carrying a minimum of 18 pounds.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Store means all retail establishments, including but not limited to convenience stores, restaurants, sellers of merchandise and dry goods sold to the ultimate consumer for direct use or consumption and not for resale.

Comply Date
Amendment #6 to Bill Chapter 14, Article 1, section 14-106
Law Text Details

Program that requires stores that give plastic bags also have recycle bins on location.

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