The Hawkeye

Paper or Plastic? Seattle City Council seeks to curtail plastic waste through legislative process and use fee

By Megan Resler

October 14, 2008

On July 28, Seattle City Council passed a new bill which contains two main components: consumers will no longer get grocery bags for free, and businesses will no longer be permitted to use or sell foam containers. Drafted and presented by Council President Richard Conlin, this bill mimics a similar law...

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