Jan 15 - Washington State Legislator Introduces Food Packaging, Plastic Bag Bills

Washington State legislator Maralyn Chase has introduced legislation in Olympia modelled after California's CAW-sponsored AB 904, which would require take-out food providers to use only recyclable or compostable food packaging. She has also introduced legislation that would prohibit the distribution of thin plastic bags.

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Washington's food packaging bill, like California's AB 904, would also require take-out food providers to eventually only use packaging that is being recycled at a rate of at least 25%.

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