Last week marked the marked the year anniversary of Edmonds as the first city in Washington to .
So, Patch asked Woodinville to tell us if a similar ban should come to town. The answer was yes, ban those plastic bags. People answered on Patch's Facebook page and in comments. Here is what they said:
Michelle Murphy Ramey: I'm all for it and have used re-usable bags for years now.
Bernice Schick: I'm all for it as well. I am so tired of seeing plastic. Plastic bags for every little thing and the doubling of them is even worse. I try to carry out as much as I can without getting it bagged or try to remember to bring my own.
Sandi Eby Warner: I use BOTH [paper and plastic bags]. Use plastic in waste baskets and for kitty litter box, etc. Some folks are responsible with the use of plastic.
Ronald Long: It's a small step, but certainly one in the right direction. I'm for it.
Susan Milke: Absolutely. How hard is it to carry a cloth bag in your car or backpack? I bring my cloth bags into every store I go into. It would be a step in the right direction and cut down on our dependency on oil. Plastic is oil!
Now we'd like to hear from the business community in Woodinville. How would a ban on plastic bags effect your business?