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GOOD NEWS! Toronto Bans Plastic Bags


Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, greenliving, green, Sustainabililty, energy, eco-friendly, greenproducts, goodnews )

Cal
- 722 days ago - en.avaaz.org
A bunch of cool cities across the globe have some kind of ban on plastic bags---Last week, Toronto joined this admirable list after a surprise vote by the City Council.



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Comments

Judy C. (106)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:48 pm
This is good news. Thanks Cal.
 

Philip Heinlein (471)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:49 pm
Fantastic!!!
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:58 pm
Good. Thanks.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Monday August 27, 2012, 6:36 pm
great
 

NicoleAWAY W. (625)
Monday August 27, 2012, 7:14 pm
really good news, thank you Cal
 

Diane B. (275)
Monday August 27, 2012, 7:23 pm
thanks Cal for posting this good news
 

pam w. (191)
Monday August 27, 2012, 8:00 pm
Good for them! ANY ONE OF US can act to introduce this kind of legislation in our own city! YOU CAN START THIS MOVEMENT YOURSELF! Talk to the City council or the mayor or write the editor of the local newspaper....get moving!
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Monday August 27, 2012, 9:48 pm
Good news.
 

Jerry B. (120)
Monday August 27, 2012, 9:55 pm
Noted great news ..thanks Cal.
 

John S. (300)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 4:03 am
Thanks, great news.
 

Sam E M. (0)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 4:20 am
Wonderful to read that news. Well done, Toronto.
Our family has a whole collection of baskets and cloth bags (the kind that fold up small and can clip on a belt or handbag), but too many shops still provide plastic rather than paper bags to serve and weigh fruit and vegetables. They forget plastic bags are still plastic even if they're not at the checkout.
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 5:29 am
Good on them!
 

Danny M. (79)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 7:06 am
Well done Toronto! Thank you Cal for sharing!
 

Cynthia Davis (340)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 7:51 am
Great news
 

Patricia Cannell (746)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 9:00 am
This is good news for the environment! Wish our city would do the same! Thanks for the post!
 

Rhonda Maness (602)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 12:14 pm
Thanks Cal
 

Christeen Anderson (473)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 2:18 pm
Yea. We need more good news.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 4:02 pm
Thanks Cal. I wish more cities would follow suit.
 

anne barusta (0)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 4:57 pm
about time, also the mayor is not happy with it
 

Maggie Carmel (5)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 7:23 pm
Noted
 

Joan M. (1090)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 9:08 pm
Well done Toronto, one more city down. Thanks Cal for sharing
 

Seda A. (4)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 6:43 am
glad to hear that.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 9:53 am
thanks
 

Maria S. (102)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 11:58 am
Thanks Cal for sharing this great news. Wish more countries would do the same.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 12:51 pm
thx!
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 12:51 pm
thx!
 

Rainy Day (13)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 2:46 pm
good news! others should follow suit
 

Ruth R. (215)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 5:53 pm
Good work. Congratulations to those who did the work.
 

Victoria L. (12)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 7:07 pm
Amazing!!!
 

Patricia H. (468)
Thursday August 30, 2012, 2:02 am
noted, thanks for posting
 

Frans Badenhorst (551)
Thursday August 30, 2012, 4:21 am
big UP Toronto!!!!! you should make a BIG hoohah of this, it is VERY big news and a very brave step! You deserve a medal of some kind for this...
 
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