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Another step toward extinction for plastic bag

Plastic shopping bags

(photo: WN / Janice Sabnal)
Bags Environment Photos Plastic Shopping
photo: WN / Geeta
photo: WN / Geeta
Plastic bag manufacturers lash out at GRTU

Two plastic bag manufacturers, TRAPLAS Ltd and INSERV Ltd, slammed the position Chamber of Small and Medium Enterprises (GRTU) took with regard to tax imposed on bags. The two companies criticised the
The road to environment enlightenment has been filled with symbolic turning points – like when Leonardo DiCaprio traded in his SUV for a Prius. And at a Loblaws store in downtown Toronto yesterday, on the eve of the grocery chain’s new policy of charging Torontonians 5 cents for every plastic bag, Kate Wharton was packing an impressive tree-hugger status symbol: a biodegradable poop-scooping bag. “It’s the right thing to do,” said Ms. Wharton, accompanied by Brooklyn, her four-year-old.

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