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Paper Summary

Paper bags with or without handles provided at the point of sale to a customer of an Establishment for use to transport or carry away purchases, such as merchandise, goods or food, etc. and that (1) are one hundred percent (100%) recyclable, and (2) contain a minimum of forty percent (40%) postconsumer recycled paper content, and (3) have all the following information printed in a visible manner on the outside of the bag: the word recyclable the name and country of the manufacturer, and the percentage of postconsumer recycled paper content.

Reusable Definition

A bag specifically designed and manufactured for long term, multiple reuses made of cloth, fabric or other durable, washable materials.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

Any business selling goods, articles, food or personal services to the public, including public eating establishments and take-out restaurants.

Comply Date
Article 31

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