Paper or Plastic

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Paper or plastic?  The pedestrian question we are all too familiar with.  What is the best answer?  Neither!  Paper bags require large amounts chemicals and energy and valuable trees, which play a vital role in balancing our climate.  Plastic bags support our addiction to petroleum, are wasteful and toxic to nature. Join us to hear about people getting involved in the shift toward sustainability by weaning themselves from the use of disposable paper and plastic bags.

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Links/Info/Resources

http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080506/MULTIMEDIA02/80505016

http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080211/NEWS04/802110302

http://www.junkraft.com

http://www.greenfeet.net/newsletter/debate.shtml

http://www.noplasticbags.org.au/home/default.aspx

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/23/business/23bags.html

http://environment.about.com/od/reducingwaste/a/no_plastic_bags.htm

http://ezinearticles.com/?Canvas-Bags-to-Stop-Plastic-Bag-Pollution&id=1351832

http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/48583/story.htm

CNN.com/asia January 9, 2008

The Boston Globe May 20, 2007

PlanetSave.com February 16, 2008

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