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Proposition 67: Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags

(The information below was taken from the California Secretary of State’s website.)

Analysis | Arguments & Rebuttals | Text of Proposed Law (PDF)

A “Yes” vote approves, and a “No” vote rejects, a statute that prohibits grocery and other stores from providing customers single–use plastic or paper carryout bags but permits sale of recycled paper bags and reusable bags. 252 more words


France first nation to ban plastic dishware

❝ It’s a logical move for a country known to revel in the finer things. France this week became the first country to pass an all-out ban on plastic cutlery, plates, and cups.

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What is plastic and how is it made?

Plastics are made from oil. Oil is a carbon-rich raw material, and plastics are large carbon-containing compounds.

Plastics are simply chains of like molecules, called polymers,  linked together. 456 more words


Supermarket Shopping Blues

Here, I am in the supermarket again

Pushing my trolley, trying to stay sane 207 more words


The Wicked Green: The French Revolution

By Emma Brown
Creative Marketing at Bootstrap Compost, Inc.

This week, France became the first country in the world to ban single-use plastic cups and dishes. 268 more words

Bootstrap Compost

Reasons to be cheerful #4

New MPAs in UK Overseas Territories

The UK has designated a huge area of our Overseas Territories as marine protected areas. The areas are located around islands in the Pacific and Atlantic, where some areas will fully ban commercial fishing, but will continue to allow smaller-scale, more sustainable fishing. 438 more words

Ocean Optimism


There are times when I feel myself teetering on the border of sanity. Fortunately I usually pull myself back before doing anything seriously regrettable. And just now I had one of those experiences. 863 more words