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Recyclable paper bag means a paper bag that meets all of the following requirements: Exhibit A City of Silverton Ordinance No. 18-26 Page 3 of 4 1. Is 100 percent recyclable and contains a minimum of 40 percent post-consumer recycled content; and 2. Is capable of composting consistent with the timeline and specifications of the ASTM Standard.

Reusable Definition

Reusable bag means a bag with handles that is either: 1. Made of cloth or other machine washable material; or 2. Made of woven synthetic fiber; or 3. Made of woven and non-woven polypropylene; or 4. Made of durable plastic that is at least 2.25 mils thick

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Retail establishment means any person, corporation, partnership, business venture, public sports or entertainment facilities, government agency, street vendor or vendor at public events or festivals or organizations that sell or provide merchandise, goods or materials including, without limitation, clothing, food, beverages, household goods, or personal items of any kind directly to a customer. Examples include but are not limited to department stores, clothing stores, jewelry stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, home improvement stores, liquor stores, convenience stores, gas stations, restaurants, food vending trucks, farmers markets and temporary vendors of food and merchandise at street fairs and festivals. Food banks and other food assistance programs are not considered to be retail establishments for the purposes of this section.

$0.05 on paper and reusable bags
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NO 18-26
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