"Because you can't hug a tree if you can't find one."

1/23/2008

What About the Bodegas?

For legislators banning or mandating recycling of bags from large retailers, here is food for thought from an article in Australia's Canberra Times.

"... Clean Up Australia said that most littered plastic bags come from the small retailers such as takeaway food shops, while another study estimated that about 5 per cent of plastic bags supplied for away-from-home uses become litter, compared with a negligible proportion of bags used to carry goods home."

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