The City of Austin’s carryout bag ordinance regulates the types of bags that businesses can provide customers at checkout and encourages a shift to reusable bags. The new rules apply to all businesses in Austin that provide carryout bags to their customers: grocery and convenience stores, department stores, restaurants, hardware stores, bookstores, local retailers and national chains.
Bag Standards for the City of Austin
Under the new ordinance, businesses can provide any of these reusable bag options at checkout:
Trophy Paper is aware of this new change to our industry in regards to the City of Austin and can assist you with making changes suitable to your retail packaging needs.
City of Austin Ordinance Website
City of Austin Tool Kit for Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance