Chloe Andrews: Ban plastic bags |

Chloe Andrews: Ban plastic bags

Chloe Andrews

On Tuesday, June 26, a group of eight children appeared in front of the town council to propose that Breckenridge ban plastic bags. I was part of this group. Many large cities and countries have already or soon will ban the use of plastic bags. Such cities and countries include: San Francisco, Los Angelos, China, Bangladesh, Ireland, Seattle and many more. The eight children were ready for Breckenridge to become a part of helping the environment.

Last year the world used enough plastic bags to circle the Earth 100 times. The kids in front of the town council were ready to take the leap to ban plastic bags. This would help keep our town cleaner and would also help marketing. If a tourist bought a reusable bag, with a town logo on it that would bring them more business.

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