Ban plastic bags
  • Petitioned Anacortes City Council

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Anacortes City Council

Ban plastic bags

    1. Petition by

      Anacortes Bring-Your-Own-Bag Coalition

Plastic bags litter the ocean and our shores and pollute our water and our food supply. Learn more at www.anacortesbags.org.

To:
Anacortes City Council
Please adopt a city ordinance--modeled on those implemented successfully in Bellingham, Seattle, and other coastal cities--to prohibit plastic grocery bags, and impose a 5-cent fee on each paper bag to encourage shoppers to bring their own reusable bags. Produce, meat, and bulk food plastic bags would still be available.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Phyllis Dolph ANACORTES, WA
      • over 1 year ago

      We want to save the lives of so many birds, whales, and other marine animals, keep the plastic nurdles off our shores and out of the salmon we eat, and keep our environment clean! We need to join the huge number of cities and nations already doing this. If they can, we can!

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    • Caroline Garland ANACORTES, WA
      • over 1 year ago

      It's important to everyone. Save the oceans.

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    • James Eberhardt ANACORTES, WA
      • over 1 year ago

      Any effort to decrease the occurrence of plastic bag litter on air, land and sea is worthy of support.

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    • Corinne Salcedo ANACORTES, WA
      • over 1 year ago

      We need this in order to reduce plastic pollution in our marine environment, food supply, wildlife--it even gets into our bodies by eating seafood! Our planet is the only one we have. Marine mammals should not be choking on our plastic bags!

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    • Roger Robinson PORTLAND, OR
      • over 1 year ago

      Paper is renewable - plastic is not.

      Bringing your own bag is even better.

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