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Aspen
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
5/1/2012
Stores Affected
Grocery Stores
Paper Bag Requirements
None Specified
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
None Specified
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.20
Later Fee Increase
None Specified
Reusable Bag Requirements
Designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over a period of time, is made from a material that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly and that is at least 2.25 mil thick if made from plastic, and has a minimum lifetime of 75 uses and has the capability of carrying a minimum of 18 pounds
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
None specified
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
9/28/12
Avon
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
5/1/2018
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.10
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
Is designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over a period of time; 2. Is made from a material that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly; 3. Is at least two and one-quarter (2.25) mils thick if made from plastic; and 4. Has the capability of carrying a minimum of eighteen pounds.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
For the first year, for Retailers with 4,000 sq.ft. or more of retail space, will be required to remit 80% of the Disposable Paper Bag Fee to the Town and may retain 20% of the Fee, then 100% will be remitted to the Town. Retailers with less than 4,000 sq.ft. of retail space are allowed to retain 100% of the Disposable Paper Bag Fee.
Updated as of
11/1/2017
Boulder
Status
Fee only, No ban
Enforcement Date
7/1/2013
Stores Affected
Grocery Stores, Exempt: Restaurants
Paper Bag Requirements
None Specified
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
None Specified
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.10
Later Fee Increase
None Specified
Reusable Bag Requirements
None Specified
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
$0.10 fee for paper and plastic bags
Updated as of
1/11/2013
Breckenridge
Status
Fee only, No ban
Enforcement Date
10/1/2013
Stores Affected
All retail establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.10
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
A plastic bag that is at least 2.25 mil thick or a bag made of canvas, woven polypropylene, or similar types of durable materials.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
IF YOUR STORE GIVES OUT A PLASTIC BAG THAT IS LESS THAN 2.25 MIL THICK, THEN YOU MUST CHARGE THE FEE; Every retail store required to collect the disposable bag fee shall display a sign in a location outside or inside of the store, viewable by customers, alerting customers to the town of Breckenridge's disposable bag fee. (Ord. 6, Series 2013)
Updated as of
9/18/2015
Carbondale
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
5/1/2012
Stores Affected
Grocery Stores
Paper Bag Requirements
None Specified
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
None Specified
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.20
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
Designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over a period of time, is made from a material that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly and that is at least 2.25 mil thick if made from plastic, and has a minimum lifetime of 75 uses and has the capability of carrying a minimum of 18 pounds
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
None specified
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
9/28/12
Crested Butte
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
9/1/2018
Stores Affected
All retail establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
 must be manufactured with 40 percent recycled content and must be 100 percent recyclable.
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
A bag that is specifically intended for multiple reuse and is made of cloth, fiber or other machine washable fabrics that is at least 2.25 mil thick, and capable of carrying a minimum of 18 pounds with at least 75 uses per bag.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
9/9/2016
Telluride
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
3/1/2011
Stores Affected
All retail establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
Requirements: no old growth fiber, 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW and specific ID requirements.
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
None Specified
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.10
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
A bag that is specifically intended for multiple reuse and is made of cloth, fiber or other machine washable fabrics that is at least 2.25 mil thick.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
None specified
Additional Information
Signage required; only grocery stores have to charge a fee. Businesses can also but at their discretion.
Updated as of
9/18/2015
Vail
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
8/1/2015
Stores Affected
Grocery Stores
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.10
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
Is designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over a period of time; 2. Is made from a material that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly; 3. Is at least two and one-quarter (2.25) mils thick if made from plastic; and 4. Has the capability of carrying a minimum of eighteen pounds.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
3/5/2015