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Archive for the ‘Plastic bags’ Category

Plastax Worldwide!

March 30, 2008

Our Plastax petition has been doing extremely well! Plastax is a program to place a small fee on plastic bag, encouraging people to use reusable bags instead. It has been proven efficient in Ireland, reducing their plastic bag consumption by 94%! Our petition has reached 43 states and 32 countries and still growing! This was […]

Put PLASTAX To Action!

March 5, 2008

Plastic bags pose a threat to our environment (yes, the grocery bags that we get free from the supermarkets). Every year, the United state uses 380 billion plastic bags, while 500 billion to 1 trillion are used worldwide. When they are not recycled, plastic bags photodegrade, forming toxic bits that are harmful to our environment. […]

PLASTIC BAGS.- Video!

January 24, 2008

We have just found a short thirty second video about recycling! It is not completely true- there were no such things as caveman plastic bags. However, we feel that it does portray a strong message!

PLASTIC BAGS.- How much?

January 19, 2008

“How much difference can we actually make by reducing the usage of plastic bags…. I’m just one person. What can I do?“ To help you understand about the difference you can make, numbers can always help. – 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are produced world wide annually – 500 billion plastic bags are […]

NEW GAME!

January 18, 2008

“So we learn about global warming… we see facts… we observe diagrams… we contemplate about the environment… but that’s not especially fun. I wanna do something fun!“ Of course everyone wants something fun, not just a bunch of facts hurled at them. This is why we created “Reducing 4 more- THE GAME!“ It is a […]

PLASTIC BAGS.- petroleum!

January 17, 2008

“Cars… Power Ranger Action Figures… Houses… Plastic Bags… A Pen… Barbie Dolls… What do these things all have in common?!“ There answer to this question is the material that they are made of- plastic aka petroleum. What is petroleum?, you might ask. Is it that petroleum jelly you apply on your skin every now and […]

PLASTIC BAGS.

January 16, 2008

“So, you go to the supermarket, you go and checkout the food that you bought. You see the person packing your bag of chips into one bag… and then your box of cookies in a second one. But wait, your super-duper deluxe size ice cream goes into a third. WAIT! We’re not finished! They take […]