Friday, April 23, 2010

Bagging the plastic

The Minister for Environment the Hon. Mark Scotland showed his support for Cayman BECOME by joining Green Team Network members as they launched the campaign in stores on Earth Day, April 22, 2010: “Most people don’t think twice about the plastic bags that hold their groceries, but the fact is, they add significantly to our already overflowing landfill. Charging for plastic bags is a strategy that is successfully used elsewhere. What is more, the plastic bag charge will be used for local environmental initiatives and finding more environmentally-responsible options to other supermarket packaging,” the Minister said….read the full story.

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