The Governor of Wyoming is considering a banning the use of single-use plastic disposable shopping bags throughout the State of Wyoming.
Prohibits all establishments in Jackson Hole from providing single-use plastic disposable shopping bags for the purpose of carrying away goods from the point of sale. Requires plastic bags to have a minimum thickness of 4.00 mil. Allows paper and reusable shopping bags.
Disposable Paper Bag means a bag made predominantly of paper that is provided to a customer by a Grocer, Large Retailer, Retailer and Retail Store at the point of sale for the purpose of transporting goods which is subject to the Town's Waste Reduction Fee. 1. Disposable Paper Bag does not include the following: a. Paper Bags used by consumers inside Retail Stores to: 1. Package bulk items including: fruit, vegetables, nuts, grains, candy, or small hardware items; or 2. Provided for the sale of gift cards and post cards.
Reusable Bag means a bag that is: 1. Designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over time; and 2. Is made from a material other than plastic that can be cleaned and disinfected regularly. Reusable Plastic Bag means a bag that is: 1. Designed and manufactured to withstand repeated uses over time; and 2. Is made from plastic that is at least four millimeters (4 mil) thick.