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Everett Launching Bring Your Bag Education Effort

July 8, 2019

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Back in December of last year the City Council in Everett, Washington passed an ordinance prohibiting retail establishments from providing consumers thin, single-use plastic carryout bags (less than 2.25 mils in thickness). The ordinance also required retailers charge consumers a minimum of 5 cents for each carryout bag they are provided. The bag fee is […]

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Everett City Council To Consider Ban On Plastic Carry-out Bags

October 16, 2018

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On Wednesday night the Everett City Council will get a briefing and first reading on an ordinance designed to limit the use of plastic carry out bags at stores in Everett, Washington. It’s not really an outright ban on all plastic bags as there are many exceptions including plastic bags for meat, produce, bulk items […]

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