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Greenwich
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
9/12/2018
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
contains no old-growth fiber and a minimum of 40% post-consumer recycled material and is 100% recyclable
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
The word “recyclable” must be printed in some manner on the outside of the bag, along with the name and location of the manufacturer and the percentage of post-consumer recycled content
Fee Per Paper Bag
No fee
Later Fee Increase
None Specified
Reusable Bag Requirements
either a bag made of cloth or other machine-washable fabric that has handles, or a durable plastic bag with handles that is at least 12 mil thick and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
None specified
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
4/10/2018
Stamford
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
4/1/2019
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
100% recyclable, contains at least 40% PCR
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
Conspicuously display the phrase "Please Recycle This Bag" or a substantially similar phrase
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.10
Later Fee Increase
None Specified
Reusable Bag Requirements
a bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is made of cloth, fiber, other machine washable fabric, or durable plastic that is at least 2.25 mils thick.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
None specified
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
2/13/2019
Westport
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
3/1/2009
Stores Affected
All retail establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
Requirements: no old growth fiber, 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of post consumer recycled content
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
Displays the words "Reusable" and "Recyclable" on the outside of the bag.
Fee Per Paper Bag
None Specified
Later Fee Increase
None Specified
Reusable Bag Requirements
A bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is either made of cloth or other fabric, or made of durable plastic that is at least 2.25 millimeters thick.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
None specified
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
9/28/12