UPDATE: Plastic bag ban NOW in effect
Last updated 10/1/2021 at 9:52am
Beginning Friday, Oct. 1, the statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will go into effect.
The bag ban prohibits the distribution of single-use plastic carryout bags by restaurants, retail, small vendors, and grocery stores.
Acceptable bags made with recycled content will also be distributed with an 8-cents fee.
Mill Creek grocery stores and restaurants have already transitioned to accommodate the new mandate.
Town & Country Market has already swapped plastic bags with paper ones in the self-checkout machines. Beginning Oct. 1, these bags will also come with an 8-cents fee to en...