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A good overview of the history of the plastic bag and the current state of growing plastic bag bans in the US.
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/plastic-bag-bans-spreading-united-states.html
More than 20 million Americans live in communities with plastic bag bans or fees.
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Researchers working on plastic pollution in the Great Lakes finding it is everywhere, with the concentrations in Lake Erie, into which all the Great Lakes drain. They think this is "the tip of the iceberg." Sorry to put a damper on Earth Day celebrations. Just a reality check.
http://www.therecord.com/news-story/4476636-uw-researchers-study-plastic-garbage-in-the-great-lakes/
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Tomorrow is Earth Day, and here is an amazing way to spend it with eco-gurus and visionaries during the world's largest online Earth Day celebration...you can sign up for free here:
http://springofsustainability.com/ (via The Shift Network and Sustainable World Coalition)
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Yesterday, the European Parliament voted in favour of limiting use of single-use plastic bags (less than 50 microns thick) in the European Union by 50 per cent by 2017 and 80 per cent by 2019.
http://www.zerowasteeurope.eu/2014/04/european-parliament-votes-in-favour-of-reducing-single-use-plastic-bags/
http://econews.com.au/news-to-sustain-our-world/eu-decides-to-bag-the-plastic-shopping-bag/
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The new Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook releases on April 29th, but you can win a copy on the Facebook giveaways they are doing all week (including other useful prizes, such as some of our containers!). We're thrilled to support their important work.
http://www.nourishingmeals.com/
http://wholelifenutrition.net/store/books/the-whole-life-nutrition-cookbook/
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Happy Earth Day!  The Spring of Sustainability online Earth Day celebration is happening now.  Join in here: http://springofsustainability.com/
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Our Plastic, Our Problem video by Seas-at-risk.org on the plastic pollution in the oceans. Our Plastic, Our Problem
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