08 Apr '12, 1pm

Say No to Plastic Bags in the Produce Aisle! | Care2 Causes

Say No to Plastic Bags in the Produce Aisle! | Care2 Causes

More and more of us make sure to bring reusable shopping bags to pack up our groceries at the supermarket. But what about when you’re in the produce aisle and buying a dozen apples, a bunch of asparagus or kale — how many single use grocery bags do you pull out, only to discard them once home? Writing on Good , Sarah Lawkow notes that a movement to stop using single-use plastic bags for produce is in its infancy. But all those filmy plastic bags add to the more than 31 million tons of plastic waste the U.S. produces in a year, according to the EPA . In 2010, only 12 percent of plastic bags, sacks and wraps was recycled: We can do better. Brooklyn’s Park Slope Food Co-op has called on customers to stop using the bags while some farmers’ markets offer biodegradable single-use bags. In most places, customers are on their own to forego produce-aisle plastics. There are many op...

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Obama: "These Are Not Just 'Women's Issues'" [VIDEO] | Care2 Causes

Obama: "These Are Not Just 'Women's Issues'" [V...

care2.com 08 Apr '12, 5am

Equal pay for equal work? Affordable health care insurance for the full family? The ability to build, maintain and grow a ...

Make Way For the Easter Bilby! (Video) | Care2 Causes

Make Way For the Easter Bilby! (Video) | Care2 ...

care2.com 08 Apr '12, 4pm

A campaign is underway in Australia to replace the Easter bunny with the Easter bilby, a long-nosed, long-eared native spe...

360: Recycling Plastic Bags via @Earth911 this is so easy U can DO IT...make a difference today! RECYCLE PLASTIC BAGS!

360: Recycling Plastic Bags via @Earth911 this ...

earth911.com 07 Apr '12, 2am

I’ve been recycling my plastic bags for a while now, ever since I discovered my favorite Big Y supermarket has a bin for t...

10 Ways to Get Plastic Out of Your Kitchen | Care2 Healthy Living

10 Ways to Get Plastic Out of Your Kitchen | Ca...

care2.com 13 Apr '12, 12am

Earth day is right around the corner–what better time to take a hard look at your plastic consumption? Plastics seem to in...

Neo-Nazi Vigilantes Are Patrolling Sanford's Streets | Care2 Causes

Neo-Nazi Vigilantes Are Patrolling Sanford's St...

care2.com 07 Apr '12, 11pm

Heavily armed neo-Nazis have taken it upon themselves to patrol in and around Sanford, Florida, where 17-year-old Trayvon ...

Happy Easter! 4 Traditional Ways To Celebrate! | Care2 Causes

Happy Easter! 4 Traditional Ways To Celebrate! ...

care2.com 08 Apr '12, 9am

Happy Easter! For Christians, Easter Day is one of the most important days of the year, two days after Good Friday, but th...

Robert Redford Leads Charge against the Disastrous Pebble Mine | Care2 Causes

Robert Redford Leads Charge against the Disastr...

care2.com 07 Apr '12, 3am

The people of Bristol Bay, Alaska, are against the Pebble Mine. Robert Redford is standing with them against the Pebble Mi...

Not In My Easter Basket: Dyeing Chicks Should Be Banned | Care2 Causes

Not In My Easter Basket: Dyeing Chicks Should B...

care2.com 06 Apr '12, 3am

Dyeing animals neon-bright pinks, purples and other hues is banned in about half the states of the U.S. But last month, th...

The Problem with Plastic: Lightweight, Durable ...

care2.com 14 Apr '12, 10pm

Plastic is light-weight and long-lasting; the same qualities that make it useful also make it a scourge when it is release...

Autism: What Is "Medically Necessary" Treatment? | Care2 Causes

Autism: What Is "Medically Necessary" Treatment...

care2.com 07 Apr '12, 8pm

What is “medically necessary” treatment for autistic individuals? On March 23, a federal court ruled that Florida’s Medica...

We all play a part. Say NO to bribery.: Say NO ...

loyarburok.com 13 Apr '12, 10am

YES – They should be allowed to vote, and mechanisms should be put in place in to enable them to submit votes by post from...

Battle to Free Truck Stop Tiger Continues | Care2 Causes

Battle to Free Truck Stop Tiger Continues | Car...

care2.com 07 Apr '12, 6am

The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Lousiana’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (...

America's Greatest Presidents All Used Government to Increase Prosperity | Care2 Causes

America's Greatest Presidents All Used Governme...

care2.com 07 Apr '12, 10pm

History teaches us that the true story of America is one of enlightened leadership in the creative use of government to un...

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