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Recyclable Paper Carry-Out Bag: A recyclable paper carry-out bag is a paper bag that is one hundred percent (100%) recyclable overall, contains a minimum of forty percent (40%) postconsumer recycled material, displays the words recyclable and made from at least 40% postconsumer recycled content in a highly visible manner on the outside of the bag and is compostable.

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Reusable Bag: Shall mean a bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is either made from polyester, polypropylene, cotton or other durable material or plastic which is at least 2.25 mils in thickness and meets the following criteria: (a) Has a minimum lifetime capability of 125 or more uses carrying 22 or more pounds over a distance of at least 175 feet; and (b) is capable of being washed so as to be cleaned and disinfected multiple times.

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Retail Establishment or Retail Store: For the purpose of this section, any retail establishment or retail store shall mean any commercial enterprise, whether or not operated for-profit, including, but not limited to, mercantile establishments, department stores, Food Service Establishments, restaurants, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, liquor stores, supermarkets, clothing stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, jewelry stores, and stores which sell household goods, or any other commercial establishment not specifically identified herein, which utilizes Disposable Plastic Carryout Bags for the conveyance of merchandise, but excluding bazaars or special events operated by a nonprofit organization or religious institution.

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