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City's plastic bag ban suspended by Mayor

Order effective through April 24

Series: Coronavirus | Story 19

Last updated 3/31/2020 at 4:11pm

Mukilteo has suspended the ban on single-use plastic bags.

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson issued the Proclamation of Emergency temporarily suspending the ban on single-use plastic bag on Wednesday, March 25. Recently, the City became aware that certain grocers and retailers suspended use of customer-provided reusable bags in order to prevent contact that could spread COVID-19.

As a result, these retailers were out of compliance with Chapter 8.22 of the Mukilteo Municipal Code which states that the only permitted bag types are

- Reusable bags;

- Recyclable paper bags;

- 100% post-industrial recy...

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