28 Dec '11, 6pm

plastic bags: stiv wilson has latest facts and figures

Yes, I'm happy to agree to disagree. What's at issue is that Hilex Poly knowingly and willingly props up their argument for their product by skewing data, intimidating solutions based entrepreneurs, and arguing for a system to capture the problem their products cause that is absolutely ineffective. A ban is not a strategy, it's a tactic. What myself, and the activist community at large believes is that the only way we're going to get industry to stop using their sinister and unhelpful tactics is to dismantle them and educate people to use their power as citizens of this planet to pressure lawmakers to act. I don't fear government the way the libertarian does--- government is the only vehicle in society by which I can protect myself from companies like Hilex. Companies that produce products that actually have changed the chemistry of my own body. Absolutely, I favor a carbo...

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