Things Are Good: Chile Set to Ban Plastic Bags in Coastal Cities

Chile is set to be the first country in the Americas to ban plastic bags in coastal cities. Given the extent of Chile’s coastline this can make for a very positive impact on cleaning up our oceans. Plastic bags are a major threat to maritime life so any reduction in use of plastic bags helps ...

Things Are Good: Toronto Joins Other Cities and Bans Plastic Bags

Toronto has joined other cities around the world that has banned plastic bags. San Francisco banned plastic bags earlier in the year, and we mustn’t forget that a small town of Leaf Rapids, Manitoba was the first place in North America to enact such a ban. This ban flies in the face of an incompetent ...

350 or bust: Saturday At The Movies

“The Majestic Plastic Bag” is a mockumentary narrated by Jeremy Irons. I’ve posted it before, but it is well done enough to deserve a reposting: * L.A. Makes History With Ban On Plastic Bags At Stores