Suffolk County

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Reusable Definition

Rusable Carryout Bag shall mean a bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is either: (1) made of cloth or other machine washable material, but not film plastic; or (2) made of durable plastic that is at least 2.25 mils thick Reusable carryout bags provided to customers pursuant to this local law shall be conspicuously labeled as reusable.

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Stores Affected

Covered Store shall mean an establishment engaged in the retail sale of personal, consumer or household items including but not limited to drug stores, pharmacies, grocery stores, supermarkets, convenience stores, foodmarts, apparel stores, home center and hardware stores, stationery and office supply stores, and food service establishments located within grocery stores, supermarkets, convenience stores or foodmarts, that provide carryout bags to customers in which to place purchased items. This term does not include food service establishments located outside of grocery stores, supermarkets, convenience stores or foodmarts.

$0.05 per carryout bag
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