Watsonville City

Law Status
Status Date
Paper Summary

No old growth fiber, 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW and specific ID requirements, must be accepted in curbside program.

Reusable Definition

Any bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuses and is either made of cloth or other machine washable fabric; or made of other durable material including plastic at least 2.25 thick and is suitable for reuse.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Retail establishment or retail store means all sales outlets, stores, shops, vehicles or other businesses located within the City of Watsonville, which operates primarily to sell or convey goods, directly to the ultimate consumer.

Paper Fee: $0.10 per bag through 2013, $0.25
Comply Date
Law Text Details

Currently reviewing to increase the thickness of reusable plastic from 2.25 to 4.0 mil. Will be voted on 2/25/2014.

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