See! Cutting Down on Plastic is Good for You ~ Thank you, Ikea!

In a bid to become more eco-friendly, last March, Ikea’s U.S. division started to charge 5 cents per bag for going plastic. The alternative for customers was to either bring in their own bags or buy $0.59 reusable ones from Ikea. After one year, the company reports that the response was exceptional. Ikea’s initial goal […]

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Rethinking Plastic Bags

New York Times Two southern New Jersey assemblymen are proposing a partial ban on plastic bags. Though the proposal is controversial, banning plastic bags would be a relatively effortless way to protect the environment, save energy and reduce a danger to wildlife as well as dogs and other pets. It would also make New Jersey […]

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Plastic Bag Revolt Spreads Across Britian

Christian Science Monitor It was watching sea creatures choke on plastic bags in the Pacific Ocean that finally persuaded Rebecca Hosking that enough was enough. The British filmmaker had already recoiled in disgust at deserted Hawaiian beaches piled up with four feet of rubbish, the jetsam of Western consumerism washed up by an ocean teeming […]

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