Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law a piece of legislation that prevents any Iowa city or county from enacting a ban on the lightweight plastic bags. The measure took effect immediately, killing all local efforts to enact bag bans or any taxes or fees to curb their use.
Plastic bags banned.
Requires paper bags to be 100% recyclable, minimum 40% PCW, and no growth fiber.
Reusable bag is defined as A reusable bag is defined as a bag with handles and designed for multiple reuse (1) made of cloth or other machine washable fabric.