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  • Plastic bags

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    Plastic bags are used around the world by the billions. Approximately 380 billion plastic bags are used in the Unite States alone every year. In the city of Brownsville the plastic ban ordinance became effective on January 5, 2011. Therefore according to former Mayor Pat Ahumada, the ban has eliminated 350,000 bags per day. The litter problem resulting from plastic bag usage is becoming increasingly difficult and has costly negative consequences. Therefore, with the information and research obtained

  • Bag of Bones

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    Stephen King always impregnates his books with wonderfully detailed drama, horror, mystery and sometimes romance, creating a book that is a terrific example of his best writing techniques combined. The main character, Mike Noonan, is an acclaimed writer who recently lost his wife to a brain aneurysm. He is still in mourning, and since her death has been unable to write (known as “writer’s block”) “I walked around, touching things, looking at things, seeing them new. Jo seemed everywhere to me…I put

  • Benefits Of Plastic Bags

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    Plastic Bags On the month of March of 2013, the House Committee of Urban Affairs had proposed the bill HB 2416 that requires for retailers whom use plastic bags when doing check-outs to have the plastic bags be charged a fee or simply to not use any plastic bags. The policy issue of having a ban towards plastic bags is important for many reasons, they are wrecking the environment and costing hundreds and thousands of dollars in the process. According to the Corpus Christi Plastic Bag Ordinance (2012)

  • Plastic Bags

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    Millions of plastic bags are given out to consumers by supermarkets and stores to carry their goods in. They are also cheap, light, durable, easy to carry and in many cases, free. The most commonly used shopping bag is made of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). This type is used in the majority of supermarkets and stores. After these bags are used, they often end up in landfills or as litter, roughly only three percent of plastic bags is actually recycled per year (Planet Ark, 2011). The materials

  • Air Bags Can Kill

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    Air Bags Can Kill Even though air bags are designed to save lives, they can be harmful or fatal to some people. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recognized this concern and has made efforts to reduce injuries caused by air bag deployment by allowing the installation of a switch that turns off air bags. But in order to have a switch installed, the driver must file a request for an air bag on-off switch. People shouldn’t have to seek permission from the government to disable

  • Bags Buying Guide

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    Bags Buying Guide Maybe you have found that, while it's all too easy to buy lots associated with handbags, it's not always easy to buy ones you might want to use often? If you do, then this buying guide is designed for you. Here's how to buy handbags that you're going to love and that will fit your way of life. Build a Ladies handbag Wardrobe: Tote carriers and shoppers: When you wish to bring along a lot of your belongings, tote bags and shoppers will be the best bags available for you, as they

  • The Plastic Bag Ban

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    Consumers worldwide use 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags per year (Greenwire). Plastic bags are loved by many because of their convenience. They are thin, almost weightless, bags that almost every store provides to carry purchases. Consumers enjoy plastic bags to paper and reusable because they are resistant to moisture and can be reused for many purposes, but many are ignorant of the harm plastic bags to the environment. Although the plastic bags are being reused for several other purposes they almost

  • Bhutan Bans Plastic Bags

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    Plastic bags are the leading visible signs of the pollution that extends across our planet. It is actually a rare chance to ascertain a strip of road, watercourse bank or ocean front that doesn't have a couple of plastic bags littering the locale. The creation of every new bag means that slightly a lot of addition of damage to the environment daily. Bhutan first banned in use of plastic bags in 1999. This was reinforced in 2005, and again in 2009 as Plastic bag poses an excellent threat to the environment

  • Bhutan and Plastic Bags

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    Council (NRDC) (2008), every year Americans use and dispose of 100 billion plastic shopping bags that generates tons of waste. Similarly, Australia use 3.92 billion plastic bags and about 3.76 billion bags (20,700 tons) are disposed of in landfill every year (Clean up, n.d.). The South Asian countries like India consumes about 8 million tons of plastic products and about 5.6 million tons (70%) of plastic bag waste are generated every year (Central pollution Control Board, 2013). In Bhutan, about 13%

  • Controling the Usage of Plastic Bags

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    to the Clean Air Council, Americans, consume 20,000 plastic grocery-store bags every five seconds; which totals roughly one-hundred billion bags being used annually. This usage contributes to more than half-million tons of plastics being discarded into our nation’s landfills annually. Since plastic grocery store bags decompose by exposure to radiation from the sun’s ultra violet light and are not biodegradable, plastic bags are estimated to remain in our landfills for up to 1000 years, as stated by