Media Advisory: Statewide reusable bag bill to be announced at Seattle Aquarium

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What:
Washington State Reusable Bag Bill announced. Bill to be introduced in 2019 Washington legislative session with the aim of reducing single-use plastic pollution in Washington State.

Who:

  • Sen. Kevin Ranker, 40th District
  • Rep. Strom Peterson, 21st District
  • Brenda Fincher, Kent City Councilmember
  • Others

When:
November 28, 10am

Where:
Ackerley Foundation Puget Sound Hall
Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way
Pier 59, Seattle

Logistics: The announcement will take place in a stanchioned-off area of the Ackerley Foundation Puget Sound Hall. Aquarium staff and security will escort attendees through the Aquarium lobby to the hall.

Photo opp: Appearances by the “Bag Monster” and SCUBA Diver in the Window on Washington Waters exhibit.

Coalition of supporters and Steering Committee:

  • Environment Washington
  • Puget Sound Keeper Alliance
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Surfrider Foundation
  • Zero Waste Washington

with additional support from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium and Woodland Park Zoo

Contact:
About the event

About the statewide reusable bag bill

 

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About the Seattle Aquarium
The Seattle Aquarium is one of Washington state’s leading environmental education and stewardship institutions, and the region’s gathering place for discussion and sharing information about marine conservation. It maintains a number of research initiatives in cooperation with federal, state, zoological and university partners. The Aquarium is located on Pier 59, at 1483 Alaskan Way.

On the web: SeattleAquarium.org
On Facebook: facebook.com/Aquarium.Seattle
On Twitter: twitter.com/SeattleAquarium

Contact:
Tim Kuniholm
(206) 386-4345
t.kuniholm@seattleaquarium.org