28 Sep '12, 12pm

Haiti Bans Plastic Bags and Foam Containers to Reduce Trash:

Haiti Bans Plastic Bags and Foam Containers to Reduce Trash:

Sasha Kramer, cofounder of SOIL, a nonprofit working in Haiti to turn human waste into compost, said, “Banning widely used items can only be successful when viable alternatives are available. Unless this ban goes hand-in-hand with a new product that can replace plastic bags and Styrofoam, it will not be successful, and is likely to heavily impact the poor who rely on these products to sell their goods on the informal market.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2012/09/28/haiti-bans-plastic-bag...

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