Vancouver Debates Plastic Bag Ban

On January 31, 2008 Vancouver councillor Tim Stevenson led a motion to look at Vancouver’s options for reducing and phasing out the use of plastic bags in the city. However, council voted to move the debate to the Metro Vancouver Board instead and Stevenson now fears the motion will get lost in the shuffle. Read an article about the initiative here.

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