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Paper Summary

A paper bag that is 100 percent recyclable and contains at least 40 percent post-consumer recycled content, and displays the words Recyclable and made from at least 40% post-consumer recyclable content in a visible manner on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

Reusable Bag means a bag that meets all of the following criteria: A. Is designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over a period of time; B. Is washable or made from a material that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly; C. If plastic, has a minimum thickness of 2.25 mils, has handles, and has the capability of carrying a minimum of 18 pounds.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Retail Establishment: Any commercial enterprise, whether for or not-for-profit, including, but not limited to the following: pharmacies, convenience stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary business, jewelry stores, clothing stores, household goods stores and any other business that offers the sale and display of merchandise. Food Establishment: Any establishment whose purpose is to prepare and vend food and drink items. Grocery Store: Any establishment where more than fifty percent of the gross floor area is devoted to the sale of food products for home preparations and consumption, and home are and personal care products.

Comply Date
Article 48

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