Posts Tagged ‘Eco-Bags’

BC Supreme Court rules in favour of Victoria’s plastic bag ban

By Richard ZussmanOnline Journalist based at B.C. Legislature  Global News The BC Supreme Court has ruled the city of Victoria can ban single-use plastic checkout bags. The court dismissed the challenge to the City’s Checkout Bag Regulation by the Canadian Plastic Bag Association on Tuesday. “The City is very pleased that the Court has confirmed our ability to…

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Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness

  How much are whiter teeth and smoother skin worth to you? Are they worth the water and fish in the Great Lakes? The cormorants that nest along the shore? The coral reefs that provide refuge and habitat for so much ocean life? Are they worth the oceans that give us half the oxygen we…

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ICEGREEN ENDS 2013 WITH STRONG 4TH QUARTER, AND CELEBRATES RECORD YEAR!

Icegreen has reported a record 4th quarter sales since its inception in 2008; as a result 2013 has been its best year. Company President and Founder David Lawson: “We are very pleased with the results of 2013, we have secured some very large accounts and as well, our core business has remained very stable. We…

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amysmartplasticbags Amy Smart v. Plastic Bags, Her Fight for Change

Amy Smart v. Plastic Bags, Her Fight for Change Actress and environmental activist, Amy Smart, recently shared her battle against plastic bags on Huffington Post. Smart first became involved in environmental protection in high school. Soaking up the beauty from the mountains and the ocean inspired her to volunteer for Heal the Bay. “I loved…

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Stone Paper Bags: Completely Tree Free!

Toronto has just become the largest North American city to ban plastic bags from grocery markets, but there’s an underlying controversy with respect to one of the alternatives. Sure, you can offer customers reusable bags, but will they remember to bring them? And if they don’t, then what will you offer – paper bags? Paper…

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Reusable Bags: Plastic, Paper or Cloth? The Controversy Continues

Just as the city of Los Angeles moves to ban plastic bags in supermarkets all together – becoming the largest U.S. city to take that step – Toronto’s mayor has vowed to do away with that city’s five-cent per bag tax. In addition to Los Angeles, other large U.S. cities to make the move include…

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