earth day 2007

China Bans Free Plastic Bags

China Bans Free Plastic Bags

BEIJING, China, January 10, 2008 (ENS) – The government of China has ordered a ban on the production, sale and use of ultra-thin bags as of June 1. Supermarkets and shops will be banned from giving free plastic bags to customers as of that date, but they can sell the plastic bags. In a circular…

Earth Day 2007: Celebrating the Planet on Sunday

Earth Day 2007: Celebrating the Planet on Sunday

This coming Sunday (April 22) is Earth Day, which, you may be thinking, is a holiday tailor-made for TreeHuggers and other greenies everywhere, but TreeHugger has an interesting relationship with Earth Day. On the one hand, it’s great that there’s a day dedicated to bringing the world together to make our Earth a greener, healthier…