Link fest.

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Just been surfing around digging up some info for our ongoing project. Amazing what you can find out in 30minutes!

Background Facts and info
Paper vs. Plastic – The Shopping Bag Debate
Opinion piece with interesting information on paper versus plastic shopping bags plus short background on the method for making plastic bags.
www.greenfeet.net/newsletter/debate.shtml

Good blog about green issues with a focus on plastic bags + has cool counter about how many bags are being used this year!
agreenidea.com/

Irish bag tax hailed success / 2002
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/2205419.stm

A Necessary Eyesore?
Great bag facts from around the world dated 2002.
www.worldwatch.org/node/1499

Alternatives to plastic bags
http://www.dirtworks.net/BioBag/Biodegradeable-Kitchen-Bag.html
http://www.reusablebags.com/

The Plastics Industry
Industry news – you need to setup a login to read articles
http://www.myplasticsindustry.com/NewsHeadLines.aspx

“The Film and Bag Federation (FBF) is a business unit of the Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. (SPI) that actively promotes the growth of the plastic film and bag industry.”
http://www.plasticbag.com/

2006 econmic worth of the plastics industry
http://www.myplasticsindustry.com/showspecificfiles/myplasticsindustry/data.html

Industry related recycling awareness sites and agencies.
http://earth911.org/
http://www.plasticbagrecycling.org/

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