What are the political implications of a ban on plastic bags in the UK?
The government should ban plastic bags because it is harmful for the environment. Eg. Because plastic bags are sometimes left on the ground they can get caught up in the ocean and kill fish and other... ...
What is slogan on ban of plastic bags?
Plastic is a foe and a friend. We should not remove plastic from the environment but we should try to use plastic in a limit because if no plastic is there then how are the small children going to play? with wood? ...
Asked in Minnesota, Plastics and Polymers
Minnesota ban plastic bags?
Minnesota recently enacted a law which takes effect on January 1, 2010 banning the use of plastic bags for yard trimmings. Compostable bags are permitted. This law does not affect other types of plastic bags, such as those used at grocery stores. ...
What arguments are used by environmentalists to support a ban on plastic shopping bags?
Plastic bags are made from oil, which is a non-renewable resource Many plastic bags end up in the oceans, where they threaten the lives of marine animals. Turtles and fish swallow the floating bags, mistaking them for jellyfish. Plastic shopping bags are designed to be used once, and then discarded. This is unsustainable. ...
Should paper bags replace plastic bags world wide?
No. All bags should be banned. Only reusable bags should be used.
Why should you not manufacture plastic bags?
You should NOT manufacture plastic bags because when you make them you release toxic gases into the atmosphere! And if people buy you have to make more and more. Note: Use re-usable bags! Plastic bags are bad for the environment! ...
Asked in Environmental Issues, Earth Sciences
Why ban plastics bags?
The government should ban plastic bags because it is harmful for the environment. Eg. Because plastic bags are sometimes left on the ground they can get caught up in the ocean and kill fish and other sea creatures here r some reasons: Plastic bags are made from polythene, a plastic made from oil, so even just reducing plastic bags will decrease foreign oil dependency. China will save 37 million barrels of oil each year because of their ban of free plastic bags. If you...
Asked in Australia, South Australia
What is the plastic item that has been banned in South Australia and is going to be banned in Tasmania?
South Australia has had a ban on the use of lightweight checkout-style plastic bags since October 2008. Tasmania is likely to also ban the use of such plastic bags in the near future, with the Tasmanian Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage planning to take a proposal to Cabinet to implement a ban, as of November 2010. ...
Asked in Green Living, Plastics and Polymers
What countries have banned the use of plastic bags?
I know some countries have. England have not yet but they are starting to give out the bags for life so England may stop having plastic bags. From Megan Age 11 China put a ban on plastic bags and 2 U.S cities have San Fransisco and Los Angeles ...
Should supermarkets stop using plastic bags?
In my opinion they should stop. Any plastic bags that float in rivers release chemicals in the river and kill the plants and fish life. They should resort to reusable bags. Or use paper bags. ...