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5 ways to Green Your Shopping bag

Shopping bags are one of life’s essentials. How else to tote home all those treasures from your latest retail spree or those delectables from that upscale grocer around the corner? Trouble is, disposable bags (think plastic and paper) carry a hidden eco-price that may not show up on your next credit card bill, but costs the planet bunches. Drop your shopping impact with the tips below.

  1. Use a reusable shopping bag

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    These sturdy items, sometimes made of hemp or organically grown cotton, easily replace disposable paper and plastic bags.

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  2. Reuse your paper and plastic shopping bags

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    Reusing paper and plastic bags means less new bags need to be made, which saves tress from being cut down, reduces our demand for petroleum, decreases landfill waste and litter, and keeps pollution out of our air and water.

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  3. Choose non-wrapped fruits and vegetables

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    To reduce plastic use, buy individual fruits and vegetables, and transport them in one reusable shopping bag. Don't buy pre-wrapped or produce-bagged items.

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  4. Recycle your paper bags

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    Recycling paper bags prevents deforestation and decreases landfill waste.

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  5. Recycle your plastic bags

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    Give your plastic bags a second life—and don't let them end up littering the environment—by dropping them off at a recycling center or grocery store with a plastic bag recycling program.

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Comments

06/06/2008
1:39pm
Mateo

some additional facts i read on Fortune (issue may 12, 2008)
- the size of the US plastic bag industry is estimated at $4 billion/year
- 28 cities in the US ave proposed laws restricting the use of plastic bags
- Bangladesh and Taiwan have banned plastic bags!
- San Francisco now requires retailers with revenues over $2 million to offer only compostable or reusable bags
- 2% of plastic bags used in the US were recycled in 2006 according to the American Chemistry Council.

07/21/2010
1:20am
belly

Introduction

 
   At present,the demand for bio-degradable materials is huge both in China and in the world. The quantity needed at home in the packing industry and catering industry alone totals more than 3million tons.The international market demands even more, with a 30-50% year-on-year increase.,the  domestic demand in 2010 is expected to reach 13.437million with a total market value of over 150 billion, while that of the world will be about 20million ton. Recent years, the bio-degradable industry has witnessed a rapid development. National policies are made to escalate the industry to a high-end one, which would hopefully be the key areas in bio-degradable and abosorbable material industry by 2015. 
   The 2009 Shenzhen China International Bio-plastic Exhibition, is the most time-honored and professional of its kind in China. It serves as a platform for trade and technology exchanges for business people from all over the world. In 2009, enterpreneurs from about 20 countries and areas paticipated in this fair, many of which were from the U.S.A., the U.K., Germany, Italy, Tailand, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and Hongkong. During the exhibition, world-renowned coropetations like as BSF and INNOR had discussions on the application and future of biodegradable materials.
   To meet the demands of many bio-degradable enterprises, we will hold the Second Shenzhen International Bio-plastic Exhibition will be held in Great China Exchange Plaza from 16th the 17th, November 2010. We will invite business people in plastic manufactoring ,catering, packaging, machine building, and top officials form star-rate hotels.Besides, officials from local government departments for economic development and International Investment Organization will also be invited to the fair. The fair is expected to be of high-level and distictive feature with an inflence on the world bio-degradable industry.
 
 Scope of Exhibits:

Bio-plastic products: Biodegradable Bags, Biodegradable Bowls, Biodegradable Cups, Biodegradable Containers, Biodegradable Plates, Biodegradable Trays,Biodegradable Cutlery, Biodegradable Knives, Biodegradable Forks, Biodegradable Spoons, Biodegradable Sporks, Cornstarch tableware,Oxo-Biodegradable masterbatches,Bio-plastics additives,Corn Starch Bags, plastic container, Sugarcane Plates and Bowls, Biodegradable plastic bowl,Biodegradable Catering Serving Fork,Biodegradable Compostable Bagasse Plates,Biodegradable Forks, Biodegradable Heavy Duty Picnic Pack,Biodegradable Knives, Biodegradable Catering Salad Tongs,Biodegradable Catering Serving Fork,Biodegradable Catering Serving Spoon,Biodegradable Catering Small Tongs,Biodegradable Spoons,Biodegradable Cutlery,Biobased substitutes to traditional plastics, 100% Biodegradable,100% Compostable,100% Biodegradable Cardboard,Biodegradable shopping bag, Bio-degradable plastics,Biodegradable bags,Pulp environmental tableware,Molded Pulp,Molded Pulp Cup,Medical bio-plastic products,E-Bio Plastic Products,Plastic Food Biotechnology,Bio-plastic cell phone case,Bio-plastic cartridges,Bio-plastic toothpaste box,Bio-plastic comb,Bio-plastic toothbrush,Bio-plastic toothpick,Bioplastics Cup,Bio-plastic products and other products.
Fees:
Cost to exhibitors
 standard booth(3m×3m): 2700USD,corner adds 10%  
 spare room: 250USD per  sqm 
 Ads in EXPO magazine : cover:2500USD  bottom :2000USD   inside:1500USD
 

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