Why does Tacoma feel as though it needs to follow in the footprints of Seattle all the time? If the plastic bag ban happens in Tacoma, I’m sure it’s just a matter of time before the whole county will do the same.
There are so many other things government should be concerned about. Our oceans are so contaminated now from oil spills and waste dumping from boats big and small. Human waste flows into Puget Sound, and overfishing is affecting the whales and other large species that depend on salmon and other smaller species of fish for food.
Puget Sound is so polluted, and not from plastic bags either, that I would never eat a fish caught there.
I recycle my plastic bags all the time. I use them for cat litter, smelly garbage, weeds from my garden, as garbage can liners, as stuffing in boxes for shipping and to cover tender plants on frosty nights. There are so many different things they can be used for.
Tacoma should be more concerned about fixing the potholes in its roads.