Marta Albert
Marta Albert

PLASTIC TRASH ISLAND DISASTER.
http://youtu.be/Ta8HaHP_9rE

Gitta Lina Chan
Gitta Lina Chan

Hope Australia will also mind and ban the plastic bags. It's simply crazy how for ex. in the supermarket I do my shoppings, plastic bags are used carelessly, people put few items in them, then leaving the shop with dozen of bags, each of them not even half packed....

Jen Joss
Jen Joss

I agree that this ban should be put into place....through out the US and the world. I just think about my daughter and what I'm leaving her with when I make these decisions...

Toni Beneke
Toni Beneke

Wow! I had no idea what a broad sprectum the bags r used for! Thought children choking, but it goes waayy farther! I will go to my local. Stow this info!

Lisa Johnson
Lisa Johnson

This is great! I wish the WNY area had a petition like this. They DO recycle plastics and stuff up here but plastics don't biodegrade at all.

Meg Kerkmans
Meg Kerkmans

Plastic bag should be banned in everywhere. This little stuff is just like a virus for our planet earth. Or at least we should control its production and user and support the recycling progrram.

Chris da Costa
Chris da Costa

Toronto, Ontario, Canada has banned the availability of plastic bags. It is expected that other municipalities will follow. Never agreed to the 5 cent bag as it "allows" the person who pays that charge to polute the environment--discriminatory. One of the reasons for the Toronto ban of plastic bags was that many merchants were pocketing the money instead of forwarding it to the cause. The 5 cent charge should also have reduced the cost of goods as the cost of these bags (which I...

Toronto, Ontario, Canada has banned the availability of plastic bags. It is expected that other municipalities will follow. Never agreed to the 5 cent bag as it "allows" the person who pays that charge to polute the environment--discriminatory. One of the reasons for the Toronto ban of plastic bags was that many merchants were pocketing the money instead of forwarding it to the cause. The 5 cent charge should also have reduced the cost of goods as the cost of these bags (which I understand to be less than 5 cents) to the merchant was, before the ban or charge, factored in the cost of merchandise. It did not--sort of a double charge I feel.

Elen Morris
Elen Morris

In Wales we have to pay 5p for a Plastic Bag! Many use the Bags for Life now it's much better :)

Julie Roberts
Julie Roberts

This should be a National issue/effort, they need to be banned/outlawed period, the same goes for plastic bottles.

Marian Aguilar
Marian Aguilar

Sing In!

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