10 Nov '11, 12pm

Another City Says Good Bye to Plastic Bags

Another City Says Good Bye to Plastic Bags

Tweet Most of us have heard negative stories about plastic bags . These are made from petrochemical byproducts and are often used for a one-time purpose. They then go to the landfill where they remain for generations, or they end up in the ocean, threatening sea life. Reusable bags are a much more sustainable and less wasteful alternative to plastic bags, and it is a trend that is catching on. However, in many places, plastic bags are still entering the waste stream with alarming frequency, even though reusable bags are an option. We often leave them at home, or even in the car, and by default, ask for plastic. And the sad reality is that, even with the increase in availability of recycling drop off locations, most plastic bags are not recycled, they are simply tossed. In a small town in New York state, this will no longer be an option. Southhampton, New York, has put a la...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/another-city-good-bye...

Tweets

Bags

ilvoelv.com 12 Nov '11, 6pm

Louis Vuitton Monogram Vernis Rossmore Bags Clutches and Pouches Monogram Vernis Women Published on September 17th, 2011 L...

Southhampton, NY Says Goodbye to Plastic Bags

Southhampton, NY Says Goodbye to Plastic Bags

treehugger.com 06 Nov '11, 1pm

Residents of yet another town are ditching plastic bags, as a ban on their use in stores in Southhampton, New York, takes ...

Blog post: Bye Bye Rochor Centre

Blog post: Bye Bye Rochor Centre

mrbrown.com 17 Nov '11, 1am

Photo by linkway88 In view of the Rochor residents & shops who have to make way for the new N-S Expressway, I propose 梧槽路 ...

I want these bags!!! <3

I want these bags!!! <3

Nylon daypacks made to withstand almost anything under the sun! Re-imagined from their popular Canvas backpacks, these new...

I just did a good deed at 11:11 on 11.11.11.. :...

worldvision.org.sg 11 Nov '11, 2am

Every gift in this catalogue is life-changing, life-saving or a basic life-essential for a needy child or family living in...

Take's Take: Healthier Fine Dining at City Hall Restaurant - Haute Living

Take's Take: Healthier Fine Dining at City Hall...

hauteliving.com 10 Nov '11, 4pm

The menu reads a little bit like something you would find at a city hall with sections named “Commitment Before Decisions”...

Thailand's energy minister says Bangkok flood crisis likely to last another month

Thailand's energy minister says Bangkok flood c...

straitstimes.com 08 Nov '11, 6am

Thailand's energy minister said the flood crisis in Bangkok is likely to drag on for another month, as authorities issued ...

Balenciaga Glaze City

Balenciaga Glaze City

bagbliss.com 14 Nov '11, 7pm

I have been dreaming of a Balenciaga bag. I was thinking maybe a First, since I like a more manageable size when it comes ...

“Good luck everybody”

otterman.wordpress.com 12 Nov '11, 1am

“Blackadder, Baldrick, George and, on the last-minute orders of General Melchett (who remains behind at his quarters), Cap...

Plastic Surgery? Let's be honest!

bubzbeauty.com 15 Nov '11, 3pm

I believe that everybody is entitled to make their own decisions. I, myself have seriously considered it in the past. It's...

Good news from Nominet

nominet.org.uk 11 Nov '11, 9am

The current 2 year registration period for .uk domain names will change in 2012 to offer flexible registrations of up to 1...

Recycled Plastic Bottle House Built in Nigeria

Recycled Plastic Bottle House Built in Nigeria

treehugger.com 11 Nov '11, 6pm

Thousands of pieces of trash that would otherwise be clogging waterways and landfills in Nigeria have been turned into stu...

ECOIST RECYCLED BAGS: UNIQUE GIFTS FOR WOMEN

ecoist.com 13 Nov '11, 6am

When it comes to being eco-chic, not just any bag will do. Ecoist’s wide variety of eco-friendly bags and recycled purses ...

Dear New York City, You are cordially invited to a special cocktail… via Bag Snob - Dear Snobs, your

Dear New York City, You are cordially invited t...

bagsnob.com 12 Nov '11, 2pm

Come sip signature cocktails while shopping Monika’s new collection of ready-to-wear, shoes, jewels and BAGS! I just know ...