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Edmonds bans single-use plastics


Last updated 2/1/2019 at Noon

In addition to plastic straws, utensils, and stir sticks, the Edmonds City Council has moved to ban all non-compostable food service containers from being offered by any Edmonds businesses.

The ordinance, approved this month, will prohibit businesses from offering any single-use plastic items such as plates, bowls, cups, take-out containers, and several other common plastic food containers.

The ordinance will go into effect Jan. 1, 2020.

A separate companion ordinance specifically prohibits plastic straws, utensils and stir sticks, and share the same effective date.

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