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
Kenya: Plastic Bags: Convenience Costing the Earth
Various articles on
plastic bags from the New York Times.
Recycled plastic bag bangles from
Great Green Goods!
J From Australia to the U.K., and all
across the U.S., politicians and corporations are pondering banning or
taxing plastic bags.
J PLASTIC shopping bags may be banned
from Australia by the end of the year, under plans being considered by
Environment Minister Peter Garrett.
J The Chinese government is banning
shops from handing out free plastic bags from June 2008.
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
L The problem with plastic bags isn't
just where they end up, it's that they never seem to end.