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In banning plastic bags we need to make sure we're not creating new problems

Trevor Thornton, Deakin University

The recent decision by Australia’s big two supermarkets to phase out free single-use plastic bags within a year is just the latest development in a debate that has been rumbling for decades. 817 more words

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In banning plastic bags we need to make sure we're not creating new problems

Trevor Thornton, Deakin University

The recent decision by Australia’s big two supermarkets to phase out free single-use plastic bags within a year is just the latest development in a debate that has been rumbling for decades. 814 more words

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Getting rid of plastic bags: a windfall for supermarkets but it won't do much for the environment

Gary Mortimer, Queensland University of Technology

Moves by major supermarkets to stop providing free plastic bags could earn these businesses more than A$1 million a year, but may only have a small impact on the environment. 963 more words

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Getting Plastic Bags Out of Our Oceans

I love these mesh produce bags by purifyou!

Did you know that plastic produce bags, which are generally used once and then thrown away, can seriously hurt sea life? 359 more words

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EcoConsciousness Today And For All Tomorrows

EcoConsciousness.  That looks like it’s spelled incorrectly.  What is it anyway?  It’s being aware of our own personal actions and how those actions either help keep the world clean, or not. 452 more words

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