South Hadley

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(1) Bags that contain no polymers derived from fossil fuels; and (2) Are intended for single use and will decompose in a natural setting to an environmentally beneficial material at a rate comparable to other biodegradable materials such as paper, leaves, and food waste.

Reusable Definition

(1) Bags that have a thickness greater than 4.0 mils and are specifically designed for multiple use and are made of thick recyclable plastic, cloth, fabric or other durable materials that do not decompose into harmful chemical components. A reusable bag may be recyclable or compostable and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
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All places of business located within the Town of South Hadley where a service, specialized or professional work is offered to the public, regardless of whether there is a charge for the service.

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