While bag bans vary by state and even
municipality, following are the most common regulations.
are exceptions depending on where you do business. This guideline is not to
be substituted nor meant to be a substitute for your local or state
ordinances. Always consult with your local and/or state authorities.
- designed for at least 125 lifetime uses.
Capable of carrying 22 lbs
Minimum volume of 15 liters
Minimum 2.25 mil thickness if plastic
Does not contain heavy metals or toxins
The base intention of
these bans is to reduce the consumption of thin single use plastic bags at
most retail businesses. Certain types of thin plastic bags for food are not
banned in most areas. Nashville Wraps along with our suppliers and others
believe that a better solution is recycling. Plastic bags take very little
energy to recycle and have an unlimited life being recreated over and over
Video: How plastic bags are recycled).
Note: Heavy metal content in USA made bags, or imported bags
sold by Nashville Wraps conform to federal guidelines.
How to determine the
capacity of a bag in liters... From our description of the bag's size take
the (width x height x depth) in inches and divide by 61.024; if the answer
is 15 or more the bag will qualify for the volume requirement. For instance
a Vogue size plastic shopping bag is 16x6x12 (1,153 cu in) and is 18.88
Find acceptable bags here:
Christmas Bags Plastic Shopping
Bags Reusable Shopping
Contains no old growth fiber
100% recyclable – displays the word
“recyclable” on the bag
Contains minimum 40% post consumer
Manufacturer's name and location printed
on the bag