Seeing a lot of marijuana packaging in our public spaces, said Heather Trim, executive director of Zero Waste Washington, which organizes litter cleanups. Packaging is adding to our load, which then gets washed into our lakes and Puget Sound. All an increasingly big challenge for the state, which collected $315 million in taxes on retail marijuana sales of $1.4 billion in fiscal 2017.
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