plastic bags Section

Burien businesses invited to weigh in on potential ban of plastic bags Sept. 28

Burien businesses invited to weigh in on potential ban of plastic bags Sept. 28

The Burien City Council is discussing a potential ban on single use plastics in the city because of concerns about the damaging effects of plastics in the natural environment. A roundtable discussion will... [Read more]

City edges up to 70% recycle rate; plastic grocery bag ban considered by Council

City edges up to 70% recycle rate; plastic grocery bag ban considered by Council

By Jack Mayne The recycling rate is up in Burien while the Council mulls the possibility of banning plastic grocery bags. The issues were long discussions at the Monday (April 23) meeting of the Council... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am in favor of a ban on plastic bags and other single use plastics’

LETTER: ‘I am in favor of a ban on plastic bags and other single use plastics’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Burien and B-Town Blog: I attended... [Read more]

King County Kicks Off Bag Recycling Campaign With ‘Bus Full Of Bags’

King County Kicks Off Bag Recycling Campaign With ‘Bus Full Of Bags’

About 1,000 local elementary school students are getting a lesson in recycling the first month back at school – King County challenged kids at Burien’s Shorewood Elementary and Des Moines’ North... [Read more]