Retailer Requirements

As of May 1, 2017, the law has expanded to include all retail stores that sell perishable or nonperishable goods including, but not limited to, clothing, food, and personal items.  Stores covered since 2013 remain affected.  The requirements of the new law are as follows:

Violation 4(d): Failed to Itemize on Receipt Charge for Paper or Reusable Bags

Upon inspection, it was determined your business was not itemizing the required per bag charge (minimum ten cents ($0.10)) for each  recycled paper bag or  reusable bag. 
As per the Reusable Bag Ordinance 2012-02, "No store may make available for sale a recycled paper bag and/or reusable bag unless the amount of the sale for the bag is separately itemized on the sales receipt."

Violation 4(a): Distribution of a Single Use Bag

Upon inspection of your business, it was determined that single-use carryout bags were being sold for the purposes of transporting food or merchandise from your retail store.

Per the Reusable Bag Ordinance 2012-2, "No Store shall provide single-use carryout bags to a customer at the check stand, cash register, point of sale or other location for the purposes of transporting food or merchandises out of the Store."

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