Entries Tagged ‘ban’
Austin, Texas is now considering a ban on plastic shopping bags, making it the latest city to debate paper vs. plastic.
Although cheap for retailers and convenient for the public, environmentalists say plastic bags are a costly burden to taxpayers. But plastic bag makers argue that attempted bans are a misguided effort to control consumer behavior, [...]
When customers go to a supermarket, they are provided with plastic bags to carry their purchases. Furthermore, some buyers even ask for extra ones just for their own conveniences.Wen Huibao, a Shanghai based newspaper, carried a commentary saying that it’s urgent for citizens to raise their awareness of environmental protection in daily life.
Nowadays, supermarkets, restaurants [...]