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Plastic bags -

  are they really free?

 

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J What You Should Know about Plastic Bags: Use this resource to learn about the environmental attributes of plastic bags, sound policy options for reducing bag-related waste, and tips on how to reduce, reuse, and recycle plastic bags.

       http://plasticbagfacts.org/

 

L Kenya: Plastic Bags: Convenience Costing the Earth

       http://www.globalissues.org/news/2010/01/21/4271

 

J Various articles on plastic bags from the New York Times.

L http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/subjects/w/waste_materials_and_disposal/plastic_bags/index.html

 

J Recycled plastic bag bangles from Great Green Goods!

         http://www.greatgreengoods.com/2008/04/18/recycled-plastic-bag-bangles/

 

J From Australia to the U.K., and all across the U.S., politicians and corporations are pondering banning or taxing plastic bags.

               http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/04/080404-plastic-bags.html

 

J PLASTIC shopping bags may be banned from Australia by the end of the year, under plans being considered by Environment Minister Peter Garrett.

               http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,23031593-2,00.html

 

J The Chinese government is banning shops from handing out free plastic bags from June 2008.

               http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7178287.stm

 

J Starting from March of 2008, the hypermarket Goodwill is selling reusable canvas bags at a discount price.

 

J By a 10-1 Board of Supervisorsí vote, San Francisco became the first major American city to ban the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags by supermarkets, drug stores and other large retailers.
                http://www.reusablebags.com/news.php

 

L The problem with plastic bags isn't just where they end up, it's that they never seem to end.

                http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2007/08/10/plastic_bags/