The whole plastic bag issue is a hot topic at the moment. I heard on the radio the other day that as a result of Penang's decision to ban plastic bags, the black garbage bag manufacturers are looking forward to increased production as people tend to use the plastic shopping bags to put their garbage in. Banning plastic bags seems like a sensible idea on the surface, but as the post below from SAMPAH points out, what is the alternative and is it really going to make a difference?
THE WAR OF THE BAGS.
In our concerted effort to promote a conducive environment, a “war” seems to be waging between paper bags and plastic bags. It is heading towards being the flavor of the decade.
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