Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Plastic bags banned in Bombay

Plastic Bags not only use up fossil fuels, release CO2, and kill sea turtles, they cause serious clogs in municipal drainage systems:

Plastic bags banned in Bombay


State officials tie flooding that killed 1,000 to clogged gutters

"The western Indian state of Maharashtra on Friday said it is banning most plastic bags, blaming them for choking drains and causing floods a month ago that left more than 1,000 people dead, most in Bombay..."

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