5 Tips On How To Avoid Washington’s Plastic Bag Ban [LIST]
It's here and it's frustrating. Washington State's new plastic bag ban has got us all ripping our hair out.
I was at Yoke's in Kennewick yesterday with my newly bought environmentally safe shopping bags. I bought each bag for $1.99 and plan to use them to avoid the 8 cent tax on using a single-use plastic bag at the checkout stand.
I'm all for protecting the environment and I'm sure that hopefully, this ban will have a good effect on the environment but I remain skeptical because I have no assurances on where the actual money goes if I do pay the 8 cent tax.
Here Is How You Can Avoid The Washington State Plastic Bag Ban
I've compiled 5 different ideas on how you beat or avoid the new Washington State plastic bag ban tax and hopefully this will save you some money in the future.
5 Ways To Avoid The Washington Plastic Bag Ban
There are few ideas on how you can save that 8 cents. I still feel guilty, like I'm stealing, when I bring my bag from home but even Yoke's has a sign now that says BYOB.
Is There A Store In The Tri-Cities Not Charging For Plastic Bags In The Tri-Cities?
I did go to the Red Apple Market in Kennewick yesterday and was surprised that they weren't charging for their bags yet.
I did learn that even using a paper bag can cost you 8 cents. The best way to avoid the tax is to come prepared. I've been keeping two bags in my truck at all times. One bag that I can move from truck to home and back and then a backup bag in case I forget.
Good luck on your endeavors to avoid the bag tax and hopefully a few ideas of mine will help you out.