Arizona

Statewide Legislation  

Status: Failed

Ordinance: HB2416

More Information: Link to more information

Updated: April 20, 2012

Bisbee

Status: Approved

Status Date: 09/03/2014

Plastic Summary Requirements: 2.25 thick and Specific ID requirements

Paper Summary Requirements: No old growth fiber, 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW and specific ID requirements.Reusable DefinitionMade of cloth or other machine washable fabric that has handles, or a durable plastic bag that is at least 2.25 mil thick with handles and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiply use. The bag shall not contain lead, cadmium or any other heavy metal in toxic amounts.

Stores Affected: “Retail Establishment” means a licensed business located within the City of Bisbee that provides one or more consumer items to its customers intended for off site use or consumption. For the purpose of this Article, any restrictions imposed upon a “retail establishment” shall be equally applicable to the employee, manager, etc.

Fees: Paper Fee: $0.05 per bag

Compliance Date: 04/22/2014

Ordinance: O-13-14

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Updated: September 06, 2013

Phoenix

Status: Failed, but voluntary recycling program

Ordinance: HB2416Notes2/18/2009 – Did not pass a recycling and labeling program. They do have a voluntary program which stores encourage reusable bags and accept plastic bags for recycling. Bag Central Station.

Updated: February 16, 2012

Tempe

Status: Voluntary Recycling Program

Notes: Bag Central Program – see Phoenix

Updated: February 16, 2012

Tuscon

Status: Voluntary Recycling Program

Notes: Bag Central Program – see Phoenix

Updated: February 16, 2012