Plastic bottles, bags to be made with more recycled content


Last updated 11/2/2023 at 12:49pm

New regulations from the Washington Department of Ecology will help to address plastic trash problems by increasing the amount of plastic that gets recycled and reused to make new plastic packaging.

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Deborah Arthur writes:

This is huge. I don't use plastic any more than I have to. I don't buy plastic unless I must. I haven't for a very long time. I think less buying of beverages in plastic and drinking stuff that you put into reusable metal bottles is a great idea. Sometimes I think that when we go to stores that sell the things we need or want we should buy them and unload them there. Leaving the plastic to let those big box stores know we want the product not the hard-shelled plastic?? We might not all be able to afford a new electric car or a new heating system just yet, but we can do this. We can use electric in our lawn equipment and we can save on energy until we can afford to do more. We can do water gardens for retention and don't use pesticides and all that I know from experience that your gardens will balance on their own it ya plant them right. 30 years and my garden is basically pest free( rabbits ha eat a lot more than a bug does here. But they are so darn cute and fuzzy. I share.


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