One thing you can say about plastic bags is that they are goodfor advertising a message. In a campaign to encourage volunteering, the UK’sbusiness secretary Vince Cable was photographed modelling this charity plasticbag while volunteering on Friday the 13th January in a hospicecharity shop in west London, according to the Shooting Star Chase websitetoday.
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When even the GPCA is calling for the re-use of plastic bags, andreplacing thin single-use bags with thicker and stronger bags, there are notmany voices raised in favour of lightweight plastic bags. One plastic bagmanufacturer and recycler has posted a catchingly titled video “What’s YourPlastic Bag IQ” to get across its points about the value […]
A revolting mass of six million tonnes of discarded plastic is spinning slowly on its own axis in a patch of the northeastern Pacific, roughly twice the size of Texas, according to the leader and a two-page article in Saturday’s Times. Now Project Kasei, a mission to map and explore its extent will depart […]
New Yorkers carrying home their dry cleaning draped in plastic bags have found a picture of an island in an ocean, together with a manifesto. “Dokdo Island is Korean territory,” is the slogan being promoted by the 3,000 Korean-owned drycleaners in the city, according to this article in the New York Times today.