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Kids Love Their Reusable Lunch Bags

A step towards the betterment of our deteriorating environment, is to replace disposable snack bags and lunch sacks used for packing kid’s lunch or snacks to school, with reusable ones instead. This not only reduces wastage and plastic usage, it also saves money. Reusable lunch bags are available in a wide variety of exciting colors, shapes and designs, and more and more people today are adopting these eco-friendly alternatives. For an ideal reusable lunch bag that suits your needs, there are plenty of varied options that one can choose from. The broad categories would predominantly include the Etsy types and the non-Etsy types. The variety of choices under both these categories include a wide variety of fabulous reusable lunch bags in attractive colors and patterns. These bags come with a seal, in the form of either a velcro enclosure or a smart zipper. To ensure that the bags are easy to clean, most of these reusable snack bags are lined with a material that is easily wipeable such as the material nylon. By getting your child one of the eco products you are further teaching him/her a valuable lesson of preserving the world we live in, in the little ways we can. With time, it has pretty much become a mere necessity these days to start incorporating eco-friendly products in our day to day life. Though a little late, it is the least we can do for the world we live in, and we can even start now. By being an example, you can slowly but steadily start changing the world. … Full Story...

Plastic Bag Bans Updates

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Kids Love Their Reusable Lunch Bags

A step towards the betterment of our deteriorating environment, is to replace disposable snack bags and lunch sacks used for packing kid’s lunch or snacks to school, with reusable ones instead. This not only reduces wastage and plastic usage, it also saves money. Reusable lunch bags are available in a wide variety of exciting colors, shapes and designs, and more and more people today are adopting … More...

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Bag Ban Fee Effective in Collins from April 2015

Effective April 2015, as part of a large scale eco-friendly drive, the city of Fort Collins is set to ban the usage of disposable shopping plastic and paper bags. A fee of around 5 to 10 cents will be enacted on the disposable bag given out by retailers at the billing counter. Customers are further encouraged to use their own eco-friendly shopping bags for their purchases. In a bid towards … More...

Oahu’s Plastic Bag Ban Will Experience a Delay

Hawaii legislators have already passed a bill that will ban all non-biodegradable plastic bags from retail locations. The ban starts in July of 2015, and will become a permanent fixture on Oahu’s environmental efforts. However, the Honolulu City Council is looking to pass another bill that looks to outlaw all plastic bags across the region, including those that are biodegradable. The reasoning … More...

Chicago Joins List of Bag Ban Cities

At the end of April, Chicago became the latest city to approve a plastic bag ban, with an overwhelming majority vote of 36 to 10. They are joining many cities across the nation that have bag bans in place, including cities in Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Maryland, New Mexico, New York, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Rhode Island, Washington, Hawaii and the … More...

Why Ban Plastic Bags?

You have probably heard of the negative environmental consequences that stem from plastic bag use and littering. These consequences have led to many communities banning single-use plastic bags. Communities that have banned plastic bags are now realizing that recycling programs have not helped rid the landscape and waterways of these bags. However, plastic bag bans have a number of other benefits … More...

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Kids Love Their Reusable Lunch Bags

A step towards the betterment of our deteriorating environment, is to replace disposable snack bags and lunch sacks used for packing kid’s lunch or snacks to school, with reusable ones instead. This not only reduces wastage and plastic usage, it also saves money. Reusable lunch bags are available in a wide variety of exciting colors, shapes and designs, and more and more people today are adopting … More...

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Bag Ban Fee Effective in Collins from April 2015

Effective April 2015, as part of a large scale eco-friendly drive, the city of Fort Collins is set to ban the usage of disposable shopping plastic and paper bags. A fee of around 5 to 10 cents will be enacted on the disposable bag given out by retailers at the billing counter. Customers are further encouraged to use their own eco-friendly shopping bags for their purchases. In a bid towards … More...

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Labor Day And Clean Energy!

The first Monday in September marks Labor Day, an annual celebration dedicated to the social and economic impact workers have had in the United States. This year, there are more workers to celebrate as the market for clean energy jobs has dramatically increased. In just the second quarter of 2014 the sustainable energy sector created 12,500 new jobs, more than doubling the number added in the … More...

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Economic Impact of Disposable Bags

In the study of economics, negative externalities are representative of the fact that cost of a good to society is greater than the cost the consumer is paying for it. A primary example of a negative externality prevalent in society is smoking. Cigarettes cost a minimal amount to produce, and were originally extremely affordable. However, over time the government became aware of the significant … More...

Trash Arrives Before Humans Do

With the surge in green living, there has been a lot of discussion through the years surrounding the harmful effects of trash on the environment. Aesthetically, litter looks terrible as it blows around the landscape or floats in our waterways. Ecologically, the plastic material and the dyes used in it’s creation are both extremely harmful to the environment and marine life. But what about the … More...

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