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Seattle officials vote to ban plastic bags

The Seattle City Council voted Monday to ban single-use plastic bags from groceries and other retail stores, joining a growing trend among cities that embrace green values.

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Seattle City Council bans plastic shopping bags

The fight over plastic bags could move to the Legislature in the coming session as environmentalists seek to expand the ban unanimously approved Monday by the Seattle City Council to the entire state.

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City Council unanimously votes to ban plastic bags

Seattle City council today approved Council Bill 117345, intended to help clean up Puget Sound and protect marine wildlife by banning single-use plastic bags.

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City Council Votes On Plastic Bag Ban

The Seattle City Council will vote today on whether to ban plastic grocery bags. KUOW's Catherine Kovell has the story.

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Use only reusable bags today on ‘A Day Without a Bag’

Today is “A Day Without a Bag,” a day holiday shoppers and retailers are asked not to use single-use, plastic shopping bags but to use reusable bags instead.

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Council OKs citywide ban of plastic bags

Start stocking up on reusable bags now – Mukilteo City Council voted unanimously on Monday to ban plastic bags in the city. 

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Mukilteo makes 'large statement' with bag ban

Shoppers and retailers alike now have a year to get used to the fact they'll no longer be able to use plastic bags for groceries or convenience-store goodies.

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Seattle closer to adopting ban on plastic bags

Katrina Rosen of Environmental Washington said, “I’m hopeful and excited to see Seattle be number four,” referring to the fact that Seattle would be the fourth city in Washington to ban plastic bags.

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Council to consider plastic bag ban

Reusable bags may soon be more than just a trend in Mukilteo, as city officials consider banning plastic bags.

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Seattle considers plastic bag ban

A Washington state lawmaker says he is considering a measure next year that would either ban plastic bags statewide or create a uniform ordinance that cities could use if they choose to restrict them.

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