Archive for the “garbage” Category

Someone needs to create an interactive map. Now Italy has banned the bag: Starting on Saturday, retailers are banned from providing shoppers polyethylene bags. They can use bags made of such material as biodegradable plastic, cloth or paper.

Narrated by Werner Herzog (about 18 minutes): I don’t believe a bag would have stayed so clean looking during all those travels and travails.

The were expecting maybe a pot of gold? You decide:

Let Green America know about airline recycling practices using their form here. The idea, as noted on their website, is they will take this information from consumers and use it in a follow up report on the industry

As the Washington Post reported a couple of days ago, the District of Columbia is implementing a 5-cent fee for many shopping bags.