Bring Your Bag

Bring your bag is back!  

Customers may still bring their own bags while shopping in most retail establishments, but may be asked by retailers to use self-checkout or bag their own purchases.

You can pick up your free reusable shopping bag at the following locations (while supplies last):

Everett Public Library (Main Library and Evergreen Branch locations)

More locations coming soon!

When in Everett bring your bag

Washington's single-use plastic bag ban

The statewide single-use plastic bag ban went into effect on October 1, 2021.  This ban prohibits retail establishments from providing consumers thin, single-use plastic carryout bags (less than 2.25 mil in thickness) and requires that retailers charge consumers a minimum of 8 cents for each carryout bag they are provided. 

Washington Bag Ban Info Graphic

Washington state's single-use plastic bag ban was implemented on October 1st, 2021. Businesses can find resources and graphics to support the implementation in the Businesses tab below and at the Washington Department of Ecology's website.


  1. Residents
  2. Businesses

Learn more

Visit Washington Department of Ecology's website to learn more about the statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.  

Washington State Bag Ban Requirements