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(a) Every operator shall establish an in-store recycling program that shall include, but need not be limited to, the following:
(1) a bin for the collection of plastic carryout bags and other film plastic shall be placed in a visible location that is easily accessible to the consumer, and clearly marked as available for the purpose of collecting plastic carryout bags and other film plastic for recycling;
(2) all plastic carryout bags and other film plastic returned to a store are to be collected, transported and recycled in a manner consistent with the provisions of this chapter or any rule promulgated pursuant to this chapter;
(3) the operator shall make available to consumers within a store at or near the place where plastic carryout bags are dispensed, reusable bags, which may be purchased and used in lieu of a plastic carryout bag or paper bag.
(Added Coun. J. 5-14-08, p. 27153, § 2; Amend Coun. J. 11-16-11, p. 13798, Art. II, § 6; Amend Coun. J. 4-30-14, p. 79540, § 2; Amend Coun. J. 11-19-14, p. 98037, § 8; Amend Coun. J. 11-16-16, p. 38042, Art. II, § 2)