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Beaufort County - Unincorporated
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
11/1/2018
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
Must be made out of recycled paper
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
A carryout bag that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse, Has a handle; except that handles are not required for carryout bags constructed out of recyclable paper with a height of less than 14 inches and width of less than eight inches; and is constructed out of any of the following materials: (a) Cloth, other washable fabric, or other durable materials, whether woven or non-woven; or (b) Recyclable plastic, with a minimum thickness of 2.25 mils;
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
Displays in a highly visible manner on the bag exterior, language describing the bag's ability to be reused and recycled;
Additional Information
Unincorporated Cities: Bloody Point, Dale, Frogmore, Lobeco, Pritchardville, Seabrook, Sheldon
Updated as of
9/20/2018
Bluffton
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
10/1/2018
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
Has a handle; except that handles are not required for carryout bags constructed out of recyclable paper with a height of less than 14 inches and width of less than eight inches; and Is constructed out of any of the following materials: a. Cloth, other washable fabric, or other durable materials, whether woven or non-woven; or b. Recyclable plastic, with a minimum thickness of 2.25 mils.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
Displays in a highly visible manner on the bag exterior, language describing the bag's ability to be reused and recycled;
Additional Information
Updated as of
4/10/2018
Charleston
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
1/1/2020
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
A carryout bag that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse, and meets the following criteria: has a handle, is constructed out of any of the following materials: Cloth, other washable fabric, or other durable materials whether woven or non-woven capable of being cleaned and disinfected, plastic film with a minimum thickness of 4.0 mils, has a minimum lifetime of 125 uses, which means the capability of carrying a minimum of 22 pounds 125 times over a distance of at least 175 feet.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
Displays in a highly visible manner on the bag exterior, language describing the bag's ability to be reused and recycled;
Additional Information
Updated as of
1/30/2019
Folly Beach
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
1/1/2017
Stores Affected
All retail establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
A carryout bag that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse, and meets the following criteria: (2)   Has a handle; except that handles are not required for carryout bags constructed out of recyclable paper with a height of less than 14 inches and width of less than eight inches; and (3)   Is constructed out of any of the following materials: (a)   Cloth, other washable fabric, or other durable materials whether woven or non-woven; or (b)   Recyclable plastic, with a minimum thickness of 2.25 mils;
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
(1)   Displays in a highly visible manner on the bag exterior, language describing the bag's ability to be reused and recycled;
Additional Information
Updated as of
1/25/2018
Hilton Head Island
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
9/1/2018
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
None Specified
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
Has a handle; except that handles are not required for carryout bags constructed out of recyclable paper with a height of less than 14 inches and width of less than eight inches; and Is constructed out of any of the following materials: a. Cloth, other washable fabric, or other durable materials, whether woven or non-woven; or b. Recyclable plastic, with a minimum thickness of 2.25 mils.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
Displays in a highly visible manner on the bag exterior, language describing the bag's ability to be reused and recycled;
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
4/10/2018
Isle of Palms
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
1/1/2016
Stores Affected
All retail establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
Must be made out of recycled paper
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
Has a handle; except that handles are not required for carryout bags constructed out of recyclable paper with a height of less than 14 inches and width of less than eight inches; Is constructed out of any of the following materials: (a) Cloth, other washable fabric, or other durable materials, whether woven or nonwoven; or (b) Recyclable plastic, with a minimum thickness of 2.25 mils;
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
Displays in a highly visible manner on the bag exterior, language describing the bag's ability to be reused and recycled;
Additional Information
Updated as of
1/25/2018
James Island
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
1/1/2020
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
None Specified
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
A carryout bag that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple use, and meets the following criteria: Has a handle; Is constructed out of any of the following materials: Cloth, other washable fabric, or other durable materials whether woven or non-woven capable of being cleaned and disinfected; Plastic film, with a minimum thickness of four (4.0) mills and capable of being cleaned and disinfected; Has a minimum lifetime of 125 uses, which for purposes of this definition means the capability of carrying a minimum of 22 pounds 125 times over a distance of at least 175 feet
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
Displays in a highly visible manner on the bag exterior, language describing the bag's ability to be reused and recycled;
Additional Information
Updated as of
1/30/2019
Port Royal
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
10/14/2018
Stores Affected
All business establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
4/10/2018
Surfside Beach
Status
Approved
Enforcement Date
6/1/2018
Stores Affected
All retail establishments
Paper Bag Requirements
Must be made out of recycled paper
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
Reusable carryout bag means a carryout bag that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse, and meets the following criteria: ii) Is constructed out of any of the following materials: (1) Cloth, other washable fabric, or other durable materials whether woven or non-woven; (2) Recyclable plastic, with a minimum thickness of 2.25 mils; or (3) Recyclable paper.
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
Displays in a highly visible manner on the bag exterior, language describing the bag's ability to be reused and recycled;
Additional Information
N/A
Updated as of
1/25/2018