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Yelm may finally be rid of single-use plastic bags after all –
Washington state lawmakers seek plastic bags ban.

Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. to phase-out plastic bags at their stores.
Photo credit: Rogelio V. Solis, AP

– Editor’s note:
While Yelm’s city council oversees the largest major Thurston County municipality that has not voted to ban single-use plastic grocery bags, the state may soon intervene on this issue here.

– “Washington state lawmakers call for ban on plastic bags”
“A bill announced Wednesday [Nov. 28] would prohibit the use of single-use plastic carryout bags and require a charge of 10 cents on all paper carryout bags.

“Currently, 19 cities in Washington have plastic bag bans in place, including Seattle, Tacoma and Edmonds. Kenmore most recently approved a ban that takes effect on Jan. 1,” by The Associated Press.
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Posted by Steve on December 3, 2018 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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