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Banning Plastic Bags: Good sense or delaying the inevitable?

Good Science & Sound Policy: Concerns over Banning Plastic Bags (via EcoLocalizer) It bothers me no end to see stray cattle chewing on plastic bags. I strongly feel that stray plastic bags trash our communities — be it one floating on the edges of a lake, one clinging to a branch or one drifting leisurely […]
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Another city bans plastic bags: The case of Delhi

As the debate over paper vs. plastic continues, another city opts to ban plastic altogether. Delhi Finally Bids Adieu to Plastic Bags: Take Two of Ban (via EcoLocalizer)   Delhi government’s efforts to ban plastic bags have gone through interesting iterations. Less than stellar results from the initial ban in 2009 prompted Delhi, in November 2011, […]
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How to get your spouse to recycle at home

Getting your children on board with recycling is easy. Get them onto some of the recycling web sites for kids, have them play some games and they usually fall right in line. A reluctant spouse, however, is a much harder sell.  My husband’s family is not at all interested in ‘going green’. My in-laws actually are […]
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Recycle your holiday lights

The holidays are upon us, and most of us are in full swing decking the halls. So you get out all of your holiday decorations and start plugging light strings in one by one only to find that half no longer work. Sound familiar? So what do you do with all those dead strings of lights? […]
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