The statewide plastic bag ban will be in effect on October 1, and encouraging patrons before then to remember to bring their reusable bags is one of the best ways for retailers to get ready.
The Washington State Department of Ecology created a downloadable and printable toolkit that provides information about the new law to both customers and workers. This toolkit is translated into 17 languages and is formatted for accessibility.
Businesses are free to edit the PDFs and InDesign files and place their own logo and branding as they like. The double-sided flyers for retail provide the most comprehensive overview of the new law for business owners and their employees.