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“The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine.”

Earlier, when I let Gracie out, I followed her to the deck. The air smelled sweet the way it does on a chilly spring morning. The sun was shining but soon went behind a cloud. 389 more words


Week 19 - Plastic bags

I avoid using disposable plastic shopping bags where I can but cannot say I am living anywhere near ‘plastic free’. Recently I became coordinator for a campaign to stop the use of disposable plastic bags in supermarkets in my city and realised it was time to be more aware and proactive about my use of plastic. 191 more words

THE Plastic Bag Ban STORY ...

first posted – Nov.2011

What’s the Problem?

Washingtonians use more than 2 billion  single-use plastic bags  each year, and Seattle alone uses approximately 292  million plastic  bags annually and only 13% are recycled.  680 more words


More States and Countries are choosing to Ban and or Reduce access to Plastic Bags

 a repost … and more posts to follow on what is happening now … 2015

I have to include an 2015 update to what seemingly was a ban in 2012, was in reality. 778 more words


El Barrio Bodega by Nicoletta Darita de la Brown

El Barrio Bodega by Nicoletta Darita de la Brown

(series), 2013, embroidered plastic bags, various sizes.

“Embroidered corner-store grocery bags. Rescued from the gutter; blowing down the street like city tumbleweed. 59 more words


St. Louis Park Considers Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you live in one Twin Cities suburb, you may want to start bringing your own bag on your grocery run.

The city of St. 339 more words


Plastic Bag Disaster _ All The Fact You Didn't Know About Plastic Bag

What’s the problem with plastic bags?

How can such a flimsy thing cause so many problems? We are so used to using plastic bags to carry things around that we have taken it for granted… but you should start paying attention to how you use plastic bags… and start finding something else to carry your things – because our environment can’t take more of it. 661 more words

Canvas Bag