Say No To Plastic Bags

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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?

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…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

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Plastic Bags are Everywhere!

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In our Oceans, Lakes and Rivers

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In ALMOST Every Country!

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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

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Enormous Amounts of Plastic Bags are washed Ashore Every Single Day! National Marine Debris Monitoring Program

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Highly Toxic Petro-Polymere www.CNN.com/tecnhology November 16, 2007 Plastic Bags Dissolve under the Influence of Sunlight to

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Petro-Polymere Contaminates our Rivers and Riverbeds - CNN.com/tecnhology November 16, 2007

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The Repercussions For our Aquatic Neighbors are Catastrophic! World Wildlife Fund Report

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…and often Life Threatening! World Wildlife Fund Report

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The very Lives of About 200 Species whom live in or of our Oceans are endangered by Plastic Bags! World Wildlife Fund Report

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Animals Die Because They Think It’s Food - World Wildlife Fund Report

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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

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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

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Plastic Does Not Taste Good! Neither does it Dress Well

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Save Koh Tao and Save our Oceans Act Now! SAY NO TO PLASTIC AND STYROFOAM !

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