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Subject:  Re: Obama's war on consumers Date:  9/14/2013  9:27 AM
Author:  alstroemeria Number:  18633 of 19218

Back in the 70s it was stated that using plastic bags were more Eco friendly than paper bags. That if you really wanted to "save the earth", switch to plastic. That was a big oops!

Were you an adult in the 70s? I was, and I never heard that petrochemical plastic bags were more environmentally friendly than paper. Perhaps you were listening to the supermarket industry who deflected their increased profits from using plastic as somehow advantageous to others.
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