Sunday, May 15, 2011

Plastic Bags Fight Back

The MoCo county council has approved a plastic bag tax that will go into effect next January. A proposed statewide tax on the bags is  also gaining momentum. A similar tax has been in place in DC since the beginning of this year.

When Jean Micheal Cousteau was in a Baltimore back in October of 2009, he lambasted Americans infatuation with plastic bags.

The plastic grocery bag has become the the whipping boy du jour of environmentalists. More and more I see people bringing their reusable bags to the grocery store.

Not so fast say the plastic bag people.

I discovered this video clip in a post by David Lublin on the Maryland Politics Watch blog.

Plastic bags as a healthy alternative?
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