TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-18.11
Promotion of Paper Bag Usage

SECTION 23-18.11-2


§ 23-18.11-2 Definitions.

(a) "Goods" means all personal chattels, other than things in action or money, sold by a retail establishment for other than a commercial or business use or for purposes of resale, including clothes that have been cleaned or pressed or otherwise serviced at a retailing laundry and cleaning establishment.

(b) "Paper bags" means bags made from recycled paper fiber or from renewable resources, which bags are recyclable and biodegradable.

(c) "Plastic bags" means bags or coverings made from plastic resins or derived from non-renewable, petroleum-based feedstocks, including coverings for clothes that have been cleaned or pressed or otherwise serviced at laundry and cleaning establishments.

(d) "Retail establishments" means all sales outlets, stores, shops, or other places of business located within the state, which operate primarily to sell or convey goods, foods, or goods which have been the subject matter of the rendering of personal services thereon, directly to the ultimate consumer which are predominantly contained, wrapped, or held in or on packaging.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 424, § 1.)