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5 Responses to Plastic Bags….part of the food chain, yum!

  1. Nancy Bond November 8, 2008 at 11:14 am #

    I do my part. 🙂 We purchased several cloth bags at the supermarket, which we use for groceries, but I’ve also started taking them with me when I shop elsewhere, such as department stores, etc. Every little bit helps.

  2. themanicgardener November 8, 2008 at 2:16 pm #

    Thanks, Amy. I own plenty of cloth bags, but almost never have them with me. It’s time to change that, husband Steve & I have just agreed.
    This is a case, though, where I look forward to the ban. It’ll make things inconvenient at first, but we’ll all adjust. I just hope they ban “string” bags made of plastic at the same time, because if those proliferate, they too would cause terrible problems in oceans. There’d be fewer of them, but they’re so strong, they’d be more lethal, I fear.
    –Kate

  3. inadvertentfarmer November 8, 2008 at 7:33 pm #

    Great reminder. I use reusable bags also. My kids now comment on people using plastic throw away bags.

    “Look mama they is naughty, them should take better care of the earf”…loudly enough for everyone to hear of course.

    Ahhh shoppin’ with kids!

  4. Mick November 10, 2008 at 4:50 pm #

    I too take my little cloth bag shopping with me and try to avoid the plastic as much as possible.

  5. OuterBanksMom November 12, 2008 at 7:32 am #

    Nasty! My mother called me the other day and asked, “which is better, paper or plastic?” Like a good environmentalist, I said, “neither!”
    Thanks for the video, it was a good one and hopefully people will see it and be a bit more aware.

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