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Published on March 20, 2009

Author: McHow2

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We ProduceWorld Wide About 1’000’000’000’000(1 Trillion)Plastic Bags : We ProduceWorld Wide About 1’000’000’000’000(1 Trillion)Plastic Bags EVERY YEAR! Less than 1% of these bagsare getting Recycled : Less than 1% of these bagsare getting Recycled “The Cost to Recycle 1 Ton of Plastic Bags is by $ 4’000.- it can then be Sold for $ 32.-” : “The Cost to Recycle 1 Ton of Plastic Bags is by $ 4’000.- it can then be Sold for $ 32.-” Jared Blumenfeld (Director of San Francisco's Department of the Environment) So! What Do We Do? : So! What Do We Do? Where to Put all that Rubbish? Slide 5: …The only Reason why Garbage Dumps on Land still have Capacities Today, is because We Dump Most of the Garbage Into our Oceans U.S. National Academy of Sciences Slide 6: Plastic Bags are Everywhere! Slide 7: In our Oceans, Lakes and Rivers Slide 8: In ALMOST Every Country! Slide 9: Plastic Bags use All Channels www.CNN.com/tecnhology November 16, 2007 … To Find Their Way In To The Ocean Meanwhile We Find Plastic Bags Everywhere from the Antarctic to the South Pole : Meanwhile We Find Plastic Bags Everywhere from the Antarctic to the South Pole British Antarctic Survey Slide 11: Enormous Amounts of Plastic Bags are washed Ashore Every Single Day! National Marine Debris Monitoring Program Slide 12: Highly Toxic Petro-Polymere www.CNN.com/tecnhology November 16, 2007 Plastic Bags Dissolve under the Influence of Sunlight to Slide 13: Petro-Polymere Contaminates our Rivers and Riverbeds - CNN.com/tecnhology November 16, 2007 Slide 14: The Repercussions For our Aquatic Neighbors are Catastrophic! World Wildlife Fund Report Slide 15: …and often Life Threatening! World Wildlife Fund Report Slide 16: The very Lives of About 200 Species whom live in or of our Oceans are endangered by Plastic Bags! World Wildlife Fund Report Slide 17: Animals Die Because They Think It’s Food - World Wildlife Fund Report Slide 18: What Can WE Do About It? Using Cloth-Bags saves 6 Plastic Bags per Week : Using Cloth-Bags saves 6 Plastic Bags per Week That Makes 24 Plastic Bags per Month! : That Makes 24 Plastic Bags per Month! 288 Plastic Bags per Year : 288 Plastic Bags per Year 22’000 Plastic Bags in an average Lifetime : 22’000 Plastic Bags in an average Lifetime Our Planet Does NOT Need to Look like This! : Our Planet Does NOT Need to Look like This! In Bangladesh for Example;Plastic Bags are Prohibited! : In Bangladesh for Example;Plastic Bags are Prohibited! - MSNBC.com March 8, 2007 China also prohibited Plastic Bags! : China also prohibited Plastic Bags! www.CNN.com/asia January 9, 2008 Ireland has put TAXES on Plastic Bags and Reduced the Use of Plastic Bags by 90% : Ireland has put TAXES on Plastic Bags and Reduced the Use of Plastic Bags by 90% BBC News August 20, 2002 Already since 2005, Plastic Bags are banned in Rwanda! : Already since 2005, Plastic Bags are banned in Rwanda! Associated Press - Israel- Canada- Western India- Botswana- Kenya- Tanzania- South Africa- Taiwan and- Singapore…are about to Ban Plastic Bags : - Israel- Canada- Western India- Botswana- Kenya- Tanzania- South Africa- Taiwan and- Singapore…are about to Ban Plastic Bags www.PlanetSave.com February 16, 2008 On March 27th 2007, San Francisco was the First U.S. City, to ban Plastic Bags : On March 27th 2007, San Francisco was the First U.S. City, to ban Plastic Bags NPR.org (National Public Radio) Oakland and Boston are debating over a Ban of Plastic Bags : Oakland and Boston are debating over a Ban of Plastic Bags - The Boston Globe May 20, 2007 Slide 31: www.CNN.com/tecnhology November 16, 2007 Plastic Bags are made of Polyethylene, Polyethylene is made out of Fossil Oil China will save 37 Million Barrels of Fossil Oil per Year : China will save 37 Million Barrels of Fossil Oil per Year www. CNN.com/asia January 9, 2008 Slide 33: Plastic Does Not Taste Good! Neither does it Dress Well Slide 34: Save Koh Tao and Save our Oceans Act Now! SAY NO TO PLASTIC AND STYROFOAM !

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