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Ban the single-use plastic bag

Around the country and around the world, from Aspen, Colorado to Seattle, Washington to Delhi, India, communities are making a choice and banning single-use plastic grocery bags. Reducing these single-use items can decrease our resource consumption and energy use. In 2009, the United States used 102 billion plastic bags, an enormous amount of fossil fuel resources were required to make those bags which consume extravagant ...more »

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Give up plastic utensils

Use regular silverware or the new, lightweight (easy to carry) bamboo utensils. Takes less than a minute to clean your utensils and saves so much for the planet.

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