Category Archives: plastic bag

Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence

[4th of July fireworks over Lancaster] Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence A couple months ago I sent a letter to the four biggest local grocery stores in my area, espousing the benefits of removing single-use plastic packaging from … Continue reading

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#WATWB — Single-Use Plastics Ban!

Single-Use Plastics Ban! The EU Parliament has approved a single-use plastic law, giving the 28 EU member countries two years to amend their national laws. The directive bans single-use plastic plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks and cotton swabs by 2021. … Continue reading

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Plastic-Free Life

[Fruits for a plastic-free life unite.] Plastic-Free Life I think I’m just one of those people that needs a mission. ┬áThis week I decided that if I’m ever going to even approach a Zero Waste Life, I need to find … Continue reading

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One Less Bag

ONE LESS BAG I’ve talked about this before so if you’re bored and stifling a yawn I can’t say as I blame you, but this $&/t’s important so listen up anyway. Years ago, as a kid working the register — … Continue reading

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