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Plastic Summary

4.0 mil

Paper Summary

Means a paper bag that is (1) 100 percent recyclable including the handles; (2) contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled paper content; and, (3) displays the words recyclable in a visible manner on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

A sewn bag with stitched handles that (1) can carry 25 pounds over a distance of 300 feet; (2) is either (a) made of cloth or other machine washable fabric; or (b) made of plastic other than polyethylene (HDPE, LDPE, PETE, etc.) or polyvinyl chloride that is durable, non-toxic, and generally considered a foodgrade material that is more than 4 mils thick.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any retail space located in the City including without limitation a restaurant, food or ice cream truck, convenience store, retail pharmacy, or supermarket.

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