Thursday, July 24, 2008

Bangladesh Bag Ban

Los Angeles to ban plastic bags by 2010 | Environment |
San Francisco, which uses less than half as many plastic carriers as Los Angeles, became the first American city to ban plastic bags last year. China unexpectedly followed suit in January by ending production of bags and barring shops from giving them away.

Bangladesh was the first nation to ban plastic bags in 2002 amid rising worries that disposed bags were blocking drains during the monsoon season.

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