Thursday, December 13, 2007

Our oceans are turning into plastic...are we?

"A vast swath of the Pacific, twice the size of Texas, is full of a plastic stew that is entering the food chain. Scientists say these toxins are causing obesity, infertility...and worse."
Read on...

Sunday, December 02, 2007

New plastic bag recycling bill to be passed in New York City... So frustrating!

I don't understand why anyone is wasting their time talking about recycling plastic bags! Why can't we just stop using them????
"Paper or plastic? It’s no longer much of a choice in the United States, where plastic bags — introduced in 1977 — make up 90 percent of all grocery bags, according to the Progressive Bag Alliance, which represents plastic bag manufacturers. Now two City Council members, concerned about the number of plastic bags entering the New York City waste stream, say supermarkets should be required to take an active role in recycling them." Read on...

Bush’s Niece Endorses Plastic Bag Recycling