Santa Clara County

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Reusable Definition

Made of cloth or other machine washable fabric that has handles, or a durable plastic bag that is at least 2.25 mil thick with handles and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiply use. The bag shall not contain lead, cadmium or any other heavy metal in toxic amounts.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Store means a retail establishment that provides single-use carryout bags (including green carryout bags) to its customers as a result of the sale of a product. The following are excluded from the definition of store: restaurants, take-out food establishments, or any other businesses that receive 90% or more of their revenue from the sale of food prepared or packaged at the establishment.

Paper Fee: $0.10 per bag for 2012, $0.25 per
Comply Date
Law Text Details

9/26/2012 The Santa Cruz board voted to amend their existing ordinance to include restau

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