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Just say no to single-use plastics | Moment's Notice


Last updated 12/7/2018 at Noon

Two years ago to the day, this column recounted the tale of an 8-year-old indignantly challenging a group of adult beach cleanup volunteers (including myself) to take the 30-day Single-Use Plastic (or SUP) Challenge. We had not heard of it then, but she made sure we remembered.

As coincidences happen, just days ago I met Annie Crowley, the creator of the 30-Day SUP Challenge, at the Seattle Aquarium. We were both there in support of the announcement of a statewide plastic bag ban to be proposed in the state Legislature in 2019.

(Full disclosure: The bill is sponsored by my husband, Rep. S...

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