This is a great link to a site that illustrates the importance of cutting back the use of plastic bags globally. Great photos and quick facts – worth sharing this link with others! Portland is currently considering a measure banning or requiring a charge for plastic bags. If people are so intent on cutting our dependence on oil, they should support the ban on plastic shopping bags – according to this piece, China will save 37 million barrels of oil this year due to their ban of free plastic bags. When you visit the link, the scroll bar is alongside the pictures. Pass it along!
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