Monthly Archives: March 2011

Alternatives to plastic or paper bags affordable and pretty!

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Fight Against Plastic Pollution in the Ocean Runs into Plastics Lobby by Stephen Leahy

Honolulu, HA march 28, 2011 (IPS) Every day billions of plastic bags and bottles are discarded, and every day, millions of these become plastic pollution, fouling the oceans and endangering marine life. No one wants this but there is wide … Continue reading

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“The Green Thing!” by an unknown author.

In the line at the store, the cashier told the older woman that plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologized to her and explained, “We didn’t have the green thing back in my day.” That’s right, they … Continue reading

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Steps to end the use of plastic shopping bags!

As Reusablebags.com points out: Stop accepting plastic bags immediately. Just stop! No excuses. Leaving bags at home is not an excuse. You do not develop a habit by letting yourself off the hook time after time. If you do not … Continue reading

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A New American Dream

According to some reporters, we are in midst of a crisis of beliefs and values that have always been a part of the “American Dream.” We achieved the American Dream to own one’s own home, a car, a boat, a … Continue reading

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Eliminating disposable plastic bags!

As J. Henry Fair pointed out: Government does not respond to us citizens but to the large corporations that help to finance campaigns. However, the large corporations do respond to us because we are the people who buy their product. … Continue reading

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‘Trash in world’s oceans imperil wildlife.’ Extracts from a UN report

25 March 2011:  Statement from Achim Steiner, UN Environment Programme Executive Director: With vast amounts of marine litter posing multiple threats, from harming wildlife to damaging tourism to loading the human food chain with potentailly cancer-causing toxins, a United Nations … Continue reading

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