Monday, February 18, 2008

Town Bans Plastic Bags

Two weeks after becoming the first town in Europe to ban plastic bags from its shops, an extraordinary transformation has taken place in the south Devon community. Carrying a plastic bag has become antisocial behavior.

Wicker baskets, rucksacks and reusable bags of every shape and size swing from the arms of shoppers in the bustling town of 1,500 people. But if you're spotted with a plastic one you risk becoming a social pariah.

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1 comment: said...

I love this idea! I would love to see Americans catch on! Whole Foods is phasing out plastic bags.

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