Plastic Bag Tax A Workable Solution

Eco Friendly Daily

As I lay there pondering the pros and cons, I let my mind wander to garbage in general, and to Janice Harris, a District of North Vancouver councilor who is advocating a national 25 cent tax on plastic grocery bags. billion plastic grocery bags used by the Irish consumer, which was intended to curb their use. The program was a resounding success, and Irish consumers, like others all the world over, responded quickly to limit their payment of yet another tax.

Sustainable, sharing communities explored in Karen Litfin’s book ‘Ecovillages’

The Green Changemakers

Los Angeles Ecovillage , for instance, is an island of frugality in the heart of Southern California’s consumer culture, whereas Colufifa , a Senegal-based village network, is primarily concerned with hunger prevention. If I had to choose one word to express the essence of ecovillage culture, it would be sharing. If I had to encapsulate ecovillage culture in one word, it would be sharing. The fields of Konohana Ecovillage all lie under the watchful eye of Mt.

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