Wash. city council creates fee for plastic bags

09/19/2013 | KOMO-TV/KOMO-AM (Seattle)

The Tumwater, Wash., City Council has approved a fee for plastic bags, effective July 1, joining a growing list of cities and counties banning or charging for grocery bags. Shoppers in Tumwater will be charged 5 cents per bag, although exemptions exist, including bags for meat and produce, newspapers and dry cleaning.

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