Trash talk from Skagit County's plastic bag lady


SIGN UP FOR THE FUTURE – Carol Sullivan, a one person band beating her ban plastic bags drum, is seemingly everywhere. She was at the May 8 town council meeting. – Photo by Robin Carneen

The Lincoln Theater teamed up with the Children’s Museum of Skagit County and Skagit Bag BANd Wagon’s Carol Sullivan to host screening the documentary “A Plastic Ocean” April 26. Sponsored by Skagit County’s Public Works Solid Waste Division and the Skagit Valley Food Co-op, the movie was free for the 300 attendees.

Before the movie started, a group of women took turns speaking from the stage. A backdrop of a blue whale diving was behind them. Carol Sullivan wore a necklace made out of plastic bags that she calls her “infinity scarf,” because plastic is forever.

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