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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. 

Bag ban 2022 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 Washington Department of Ecology's website.

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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