9 Reusable Totes (Plus a Robot?) to Carry You Through the Bag Ban

Washington state's ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect October 1. What better time to stock up on cute, sustainable alternatives?

10/06/2021 By Zoe Sayler


The Plastic Bag Debate Moves to the Produce Aisle

Opponents of plastic bags shift the debate from the checkout line to the produce aisle. Image via GOOD.

04/11/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Report: Plastic-Bag Recycling Doesn't Work

A new report from environmental advocates concludes that most plastic bags aren't recycled; most just end up in landfills.

02/14/2012 By Josh Feit


Monday Jolt: Council Bans Plastic Bags

The day's winners and losers.

12/19/2011 By Afternoon Jolt


Tuesday Jolt: Sen. Patty Murray

The day's winners and losers.

12/13/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

The Most Politically Important Reaction

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip starring: Gregoire, the AWB, McGinn, Inslee, plastic bags, Bellevue, and much more.

11/21/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Tensions Didn't Break Out Until After the Rally

Friday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip starring Occupy Seattle; the state transportation agenda; Sally Bagshaw; and more.

11/18/2011 By Morning Fizz

The C is for Crank

Paper or Plastic?

Paper or plastic? Neither, but that shouldn't be the main question.

11/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

The Really Big Issues

Monday Edition: Obama's health care law, constitutional?; Gay marriage, will it happen in Washington State?; the Super Committee, a deal?; and the environment.

11/14/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

He Floated the Idea on Twitter Yesterday

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated news and gossip starring: Michael Baumgartner, Tent City, Tim Eyman, Kemper Freeman, and plastic bags.

09/28/2011 By Morning Fizz