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Posts Tagged ‘plastic bags’

Bag It Boulder

Bag It Boulder

Want to keep Boulder at the forefront of citywide environmental initiatives? Want to see some real changes happen while you are still in this zip code? Come see a free movie and sign the petition to BagIt in Boulder. Boulder is currently working [...]

41 Million Plastic Bags

41 Million Plastic Bags

41 million. That's the number of plastic bags thrown out in the City of Boulder in just one year. Those are the findings from a report by EcoCycle. Nationwide, shoppers use 102 billion plastic shopping bags every year. Last year in Boulder County, [...]

The Atlantic Cities | The Math Behind Sacking Disposable Bags

The Atlantic Cities | The Math Behind Sacking Disposable Bags

A 2008 study by D.C.’s Department of the Environment found that plastic bags made up 21 percent of the trash in the Anacostia River, and more than 40 percent of the trash in its tributaries. Read the entire article at Atlantic Cities: The Math [...]