Plastics Workshop - Why Target Plastic Bags

A Common Question is "Why Target Plastic Bags".   Since single use plastic bags are such a wide spread problem, it is a tangible and visible place to start in making people environmentally conscious that may lead to other environmental friendly habits. 

A Letter from Jamie Rhodes, Program Director or UPSTREAM.

 Why Cities are Recycling Plastic Bags? (Click Here)


Some Other Resources Available on the Web

Earth 911 Provided some perspective at:

http://earth911.com/earth-watch/plastic-bags-debate/

The Great Ocean Garbage Patch

Proponents of plastic bag bans often point to the prevalence of plastic bags debris in the oceans. The below is a link to The Great Ocean Garbage Patch.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/translating-uncle-sam/stories/what-is-the-great-pacific-ocean-garbage-patch

An Article Talking Both Sides

 The following NY Times article provide information on both sides of the debate.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/09/business/energy-environment/should-plastic-bags-be-banned.html

20 Reasons Why

The follows present 20 reasons why plastic bags should be banned.

https://www.conserve-energy-future.com/reasons-why-plastic-bags-should-be-banned.php

10 More Resons

The following presents 10 reasons to ban plastic bags.

https://greentumble.com/10-reasons-why-plastic-bags-should-be-banned/