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Recyclable Paper Bag means a paper bag that (1) is one-hundred percent recyclable; (2) contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled paper content; and (3) displays the words Recyclable and made from 40% post-consumer recycled content (or other applicable amount) in a visible manner on the outside of the bag.

Reusable Definition

Reusable Bag means a bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is either polyester, polypropylene, cotton or other durable material, or durable plastic that is at least 3.0 mils in thickness.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Retail Establishment means any person, corporation, partnership, business venture, or vendor that sells or provides merchandise, goods or materials directly to a customer, whether for or not for profit, including but not limited to restaurants, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, jewelry stores, and household goods stores; however the term retail establishment does not include bazaars or festivals operated by nonprofit organizations or religious institutions.

Comply Date
Chapter 8, 9D
Law Text Details

Date of comply delayed to 9/1/2020 due to Covid.
In 2010 bill proposed for possible ban/fee. Under discussion.

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