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Bexley
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
1/1/2020
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
Has printed in a highly visible manner on the bag the words "Recyclable", the name and location of the manufacturer, and the percentage of post-consumer recycled content
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.05
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 or other machine washable fabric; or made of durable plastic that is at least 2.25 mil thick.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
1st city in Ohio to ban plastic bags
Updated as of
5/31/2019
Cincinnati
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
1/1/2021
Stores Affected
Grocery stores and restaurants
Paper Bag Requirements
None Specified
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
None Specified
Fee Per Paper Bag
$0.05
Later Fee Increase
None Specified
Reusable Bag Requirements
None Specified
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
None Specified
Additional Information
Updated as of
2/23/2021
Cuyahoga County
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
1/1/2021
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
The bag is manufactured from at least 40% recycled content; and 2. The bag is 100% recyclable.
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
None Specified
Fee Per Paper Bag
None Specified
Later Fee Increase
None Specified
Reusable Bag Requirements
a bag that is specifically intended for multiple reuse and is made of cloth, fiber, or other machine washable fabric that is at least 2.25 millimeters thick and capable of carrying a minimum of 18 pounds with at least 75 uses per bag.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
None Specified
Additional Information
Bay Village, Beachwood, Bedford, Bedford Heights, Bentleyville, Berea, Bratenahl, Brecksville, Broadview Heights, Brook Park, Brooklyn*, Brooklyn Heights, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga Heights, East Cleveland, Euclid, Fairview Park, Garfield Heights, Gates Mills, Glenwillow, Highland Heights, Highland Hills, Hunting Valley, Independence, Lakewood, Linndale, Lyndhurst, Maple Heights, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield, Middleburg Heights, Moreland Hills, Newburgh Heights, North Olmsted, North Randall, North Royalton, Oakwood, Olmsted Falls, Orange, Parma, Parma Heights, Pepper Pike, Richmond Heights, Rocky River, Seven Hills, Shaker Heights, Solon, South Euclid, Strongsville, University Heights, Valley View, Walton Hills, Warrensville Heights, Westlake, Woodmere *Brooklyn, Cleveland, North Olmstead, Strongsville, and Independence are opting out of following Cuyahoga County bag ban DELAYED FROM INITIAL 1/1/20 AND 7/1/20
Updated as of
4/28/2020 - changed effective date due to covid-19