24 June 2007


I love plastics -- mostly vintage plastics, but plastics rock!

Today's CBS "Sunday Morning" news program did a fascinating piece on the problem of recycling all materials -- including plastics, but especially plastic shopping bags.

Where we live (Phoenix) the local Safeway grocery store has a drop-off bin to deposit used plastic bags for recycling. This is a good thing; but it would be better if we all used paper bags or re-usable canvas bags. I used to do the canvas bag thing when I lived in San Francisco and did my grocery shopping each day. Now, we shop once a week, and we would need a lot of canvas bags. It is doable.

You can read about the story

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