By Leona Vaughn
WNPA News Service 

Proposed law adds a fee to plastic bags at check out

New carryout bags would be required to meet certain strength, durability, and reusability standards.

Series: WNPA | Story 11

Last updated 1/21/2020 at 8:18pm

In an attempt to reduce plastic pollution, a bill banning retailers from handing out free single-use plastic bags in the state of Washington is moving in the Legislature.

The bill, SB 5323, was passed by the Senate with a vote of 30-19 on Wednesd...

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