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Sign this petition to stop the sale of dyed baby chicks as toys

Tourists on the Koh Lanta island of Thailand made a disturbing discovery while walking along the beach recently: baby chicks dyed bright colors, most of which were lumped into sealed plastic bags on a sweltering 95 degree F (35 C) day. The tourists say

Smog-Free Tower & Daan Roosegaarde — From Illumination To Purification

“It is really weird that we accept it as something normal,” Daan Roosegaarde says as he holds up what looks like a plastic bag of black coal dirt. It is smog, smog pulled out of the air in Beijing. The first Smog-Free Tower, a smog-cleaning...Show More Summary

'Vacation' star had a plastic bag over his head... for eight hours

That scene where Kevin Griswold tries to suffocate his brother James was rough to shoot.

A New Way To Brown Bag It

In case you've missed the news, if you're shopping at a big-box store for groceries or goods, you'll need to bring your own bags or buy paper ones. As of today, small flimsy plastic bags are no longer allowed to be given out by largers stores. Show More Summary

Plastic Bag Ban Goes into Effect Saturday, So Do Your Environmental Duty

We think it's definitely time for people to get more responsible. Invest in a few good quality reusable bags, preferably remade from recyclable material. [ more › ]

Aldermen looking to stop stores from getting around plastic bag ban

Chicago's ban on plastic bags starts to take effect at many big stores Saturday, but an alderman who helped craft the law already is talking about changing it in order to thwart a few large retail chains that he says are trying to skirt the new rules.

Plastic bags a headache for recyclers

Waste Management's recycling center on Chicago's far South Side is meant to sort cans, bottles, paper and cardboard. It is not meant to sort plastic bags, but you wouldn't know it by the sheer quantity of them mingling with newspaper and aluminum on the receiving floor, wrapped around equipment...

Change is in the bag with no-plastic ordinance

The fear and negativity surrounding the plastic bag ordinances set to go in effect Saturday in Chicago and Evanston have run the gamut from the laws being deemed a "public health risk" to warnings of increased costs to consumers and a loophole that will lead to more plastic, not less.

Colombian model faces death penalty in China for carrying drugs inside her laptop

China – A 22-year-old Colombian model is facing the death penalty after she was caught with a plastic bag full of drugs hidden inside her laptop.Juliana Lopez seemed to have the world at her feet, running a trendy boutique and hosting...Show More Summary

Sandra Bland: White Hotel Supervisor Fired for Hanging Black ‘Slave Doll’ by Plastic Bag at Work

An unidentified white female supervisor at a Kansas City, Missouri hotel was fired last Friday for allegedly hanging a Black... The post Sandra Bland: White Hotel Supervisor Fired for Hanging Black ‘Slave Doll’ by Plastic Bag at Work appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

College Girl Kills Newborn, Puts Body in a Plastic Bag, and Throws it in Trash Outside of Sorority House

There may be nothing more horrific than the murder of a baby. But that’s allegedly what one college girl did just moments after giving birth — she murdered her newborn

‘Starter Pets’ End in Misery: NEVER Buy Betta Fish

Tranquilized, dropped into tiny plastic bags, and stuffed into cardboard boxes: The cruelty hidden in the pet store betta trade will stun you. The post ‘Starter Pets’ End in Misery: NEVER Buy Betta Fish appeared first on PETA.

Ex-sorority girl killed her baby, left her in trash: cops

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Emilie Weaver, a 20-year-old former student at Muskingum University, allegedly put her baby in a plastic bag hours after birthing her.

Let’s call a thing what it is shall we, a spade is a spade after all

It’s not so much the pettifogging that annoys, although there is a tinge of that, it’s the hijacking of an honourable description that really irks: A typical household has 40 plastic carrier bags stashed away at home, ministers have claimed, as new figures showed the number of bags used by shoppers rose for the fifth […]

Is This Proof that Sandra Bland Killed Herself?

The death of 28-year-old Sandra Bland, a Texas woman who allegedly hanged herself with a plastic trash bag inside of her jail cell, has sparked criticism of law enforcement practices because Bland, who was excited about a new job according … More » The post Is This Proof that Sandra Bland Killed Herself? appeared first on EveryJoe.

The Business of Muay Thai Scouting

Photos by Lindsey Newhall [The first time I met Ya Kiatpetch, I mistook him for a doctor. He dumped out the contents of a couple plastic bags—needles, cotton swabs, IV bags—onto the hotel room table. Two teenage fighters, Tiger and Teep, were lying on the twin bed in a hotel around the corner from Lumpinee Stadium in Bangkok. Show More Summary

PaperJohn puts a sustainable shopping bag on your back

Plastic carrier bags are typically petroleum-based, take a long time to decompose and are often imported from distant countries. They're also tricky to carry when cycling. The new PaperJohn tackles all of these issues. It's a backpack...Show More Summary

15 Seriously Chic Back to School Essentials From Bed Bath & Beyond

Year after year, students heading off to college stock up on dorm essentials at Bed Bath & Beyond. But in 2015, the store's offerings go way past plastic shower caddies and beds in a bag. In fact, it seems Bed Bath & Beyond has been working to up their fashion credentials. Show More Summary

Woman Gave Birth in a Public Restroom, Then Stuffed Her Baby in a Plastic Bag

In Michigan, 24-year-old Kimberly Pappas gave birth in a bathroom at her place of employment and then stuffed her baby into a plastic bag. After the discovery, the mother and baby were sent to the hospital but the child was pronounced dead on arrival. Initially, Pappas told first responders that she had miscarried. According to […]

Teen Used Borrowed Money Meant for Abortion to Party, Then Strangled Her Newborn to Death

In China, an 18-year-old girl is facing murder charges after strangling her newborn son, placing him in a plastic bag and throwing him out a hotel window. The Daily Mail reports that the teen, Li Hui, was 17 when she committed the crime and was initially planning to have an abortion. In fact, she even […]

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