Plastic bags are like tumbleweeds

LaceyNovember 19, 2013 

My wife and I pick up litter during our daily walks. The litter usually consists of drink containers, candy wrappers, thin-wall plastic bags, etc. The other day I picked up nine, thin wall plastic bags while cleaning up litter around a small pond near the intersection of College Street and Yelm Highway. We find these bags in bushes, blown against fences, and on storm sewer grates. They blow around like tumbleweeds. They are a real nuisance. If these bags were banned, it would go a long way toward reducing our litter problem.

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