7-30-030  Manufacturer responsibilities.
   (a)   A manufacturer whose plastic carryout bags are sold or distributed to a store subject to the provisions of this chapter shall make arrangements with the operator, upon the operator's request, for the collection, transport and recycling of all plastic carryout bags and other film plastic collected consistent with the provisions of this chapter. Such arrangements may include contracts or other agreements with third parties.
   (b)   A manufacturer that arranges with an operator for the collection, transport and recycling of plastic carryout bags and other film plastic shall report to such operator the total amount by weight of plastic carryout bags and other film plastic that has been collected and the physical location where the said plastic recycling occurred from such operator. Such annual report shall cover the calendar year, beginning with a report covering calendar year two thousand nine (2009), and be submitted to such operator no later than January thirty-first (31st) following the calendar year to which the annual report relates.
   (c)   A manufacturer whose plastic carryout bags are sold or distributed to a store subject to the provisions of this chapter shall make arrangements with the operator, upon the operator's request, to provide such operator educational materials that encourage the reduction, reuse and recycling of plastic carryout bags.
(Added Coun. J. 5-14-08, p. 27153, § 2)