The City of Olympia has set a public hearing to discuss a proposed ordinance to ban single-use plastic shopping bags.
Public hearing details:
Tuesday, October 8 @ 7 p.m.
Council Chambers at City Hall
601 4th Ave E, Olympia
Citizens are encouraged to attend the hearing and provide their input. If adopted, the ordinance will apply to businesses within Olympia's city limits. The City of Tumwater and unincorporated Thurston County have already adopted the ordinance. Other cities and towns in Thurston County may schedule public hearings in the future.
Read the ordinance language at www.ThurstonSolidWaste.org/plastics. This page also contains the report Reducing Our Use: Plastic Shopping Bags, community survey results, history of the process, and a spot to sign up for project email alerts.