China bans ultra thin plastic bags

@shakeroo (3990)
Malaysia
January 9, 2008 12:13pm CST
China is banning the production of ultra thin plastic bags in order to reduce garbage in the country. This would also means that the cleaner environment in general for China. " The rules, which take effect June 1, come as the country tries to tackle a significant source of litter, a statement on the government's Web site said. The bags also are banned from all public transportation, including buses, trains and planes and from airports and scenic locations, the government said." It is about time that China does her part to ensure the environment are cleaner for her people as well as for the whole Earth in general. Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/01/09/china.plastic.bags/index.html
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• Australia
31 Jan 08
It's a good idea and I think other countries should follow!
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@shakeroo (3990)
• Malaysia
31 Jan 08
Thanks for your response!
@Madona1 (2098)
• Gibraltar
10 Jan 08
I think it is a very good idea and it is about time to look after the environment. Stop providing the plastic shopping bags for the customers are the first step. Hope this plan can come into use and effect as they say.
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@shakeroo (3990)
• Malaysia
12 Jan 08
Thanks for your comment!
• United States
9 Jan 08
It is time that the whole world gets to cleaning up their act...this is a good start to solving a huge problem...
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@shakeroo (3990)
• Malaysia
10 Jan 08
Thanks for your comment!