“Paper or plastic?” at the checkout stand is becoming a thing of the past now that the future is no longer in plastics. Earth-savvy shoppers are jumping aboard the ban-wagon, and are "bagging" their own groceries in assorted reusable bags. So bring it on (and remember to bring it in!), and kick the plastic proclivity by making it a habit to BYO-Bag when you head to the store. Click below for the best ways to stock up!
In a vote Monday night, the council approved an ordinance that will ban most plastic "carryout bags" in the city as of February, 2014.
Following in the footsteps of neighboring cities such as Edmonds and Seattle, Shoreline passed a sweeping plastic carryout ban Monday, which will take effect early next year.