Tumwater, WA, September 17, 2013 (PBBR) - The City Council of Tumwater voted tonight to approve a plastic bag ordinance banning the use of plastic bags by all retailers at checkout. The ordinance is a model of the ordinance drafted by Thurston County where Tumwater is located.
Terri Thomas, Education and Outreach Specialist with Thurston County Solid Waste Division explained the plastic bag ordinance to the Council.
Cover photo: Tumwater Falls of the Deschutes River, Tumwater, WA. Photo released into public domain.