Wyoming Bag Legislations

Jackson Hole

Status Approved
Status Date January 07, 2019
Plastic Summary
Requirements:
  • 4.00mil Min Plastic Bag Thickness
Paper Summary
Details:
  • Disposable Paper Bag means a bag made predominantly of paper that is provided to a customer by a Grocer, Large Retailer, Retailer and Retail Store at the point of sale for the purpose of transporting goods which is subject to the Town's Waste Reduction Fee. 1. Disposable Paper Bag does not include the following: a. Paper Bags used by consumers inside Retail Stores to: 1. Package bulk items including: fruit, vegetables, nuts, grains, candy, or small hardware items; or 2. Provided for the sale of gift cards and post cards.
Reusable Definition Reusable Bag means a bag that is: 1. Designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over time; and 2. Is made from a material other than plastic that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly. Reusable Plastic Bag means a bag that is: 1. Designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over time; and 2. Is made from plastic that is at least four millimeters (4 mil) thick
Stores Affected
Grocer means a retail establishment or business within the Town limits that is a full-line, selfservice market with a retail market area more than Five Thousand (5,000) square feet and which sells a line of staple foodstuffs, meats, produce, household supplies, dairy products or other perishable items. Retailer means any ...view more corporation, partnership, business, facility, vendor, organization or individual that sells or provides merchandise, goods or materials, including without limitation, clothing, food, or personal items of any kind, directly to a customer. Retail Store includes, without limitations, any department store, hardware store, pharmacy, liquor store, restaurant, catering truck, convenience store, gas station, and any other retail store or vendor. view less
Fees Waste Reduction Fee means the Town fee of Twenty Cents ($.20) imposed and required to be paid by eac
Comply Date April 15, 2019
Ordinance 1205
Updated October 02, 2019

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