TAG: Reusable bags

Plastic Bags ‘Out’ In Dallas

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Plastic bags are apparently a hot topic amongst Dallas leaders. Dallas’ Transportation and Environment Committee is scheduled to debate whether or not to ban plastic bags in the city. With billions of plastic bags polluting our oceans this does seem to be a wise choice. The idea is mentioned in broad strokes as part of a plan to significantly reduce waste in the city. There is not much detail as to when it would start, if it will be phased in, or if it would be an outright ban. In the city’s proposal, it does not deem the ban to be… read more

15 New Year’s Resolutions

2013 New Years Resolutions

We are just hours away from the new year so it’s time to make promises about how we’ll better ourselves in the year ahead. Some resolutions are small and others are a lifelong challenge. More New Year’s resolutions are broken than kept every year, especially if they are not whole hearted decisions. Going green is a great way to start off the new year. Choose a few specific ways to green your life in 2013. Below are 15 suggestions to get you started. 1. Stop using paper and plastic bags all together. Start carrying at least one reusable bag with… read more