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Plastic bag ban a good start


January 4, 2012

Although there is some controversy over the citywide plastic bag ban that was passed Dec. 12, we commend the Mukilteo City Council for passing the ban.

Following the lead of the cities of Edmonds and Bellingham, Mukilteo is taking responsibility for the local environment – the beautiful Puget Sound in our backyards – and trying to limit plastic bags pollution.

It is our hope that cities all over Washington will soon follow suit and that it will lead to a statewide ban.

It is estimated that the average American household uses 520 to 1,000 plastic bags per year.

Multiply that...

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