heh. . Hawaii is about to ban PLASTIC / / iii; Hawaii is soon to become the first state in the Us to enforce a Elastic by ban. The ban was passed at the county
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Hawaii is about to ban
PLASTIC / / iii;
Hawaii is soon to become the first state in the Us to enforce a Elastic
by ban. The ban was passed at the county level in Every county in the
state. This is a great example of how small, local action can create big
change.
What the are dolphins supposed to put their groceries in
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Submitted: 01/13/2014
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#7 - I Am Monkey (01/14/2014) [+] (12 replies)
But then what is Katy Perry supposed to feel like?
But then what is Katy Perry supposed to feel like?
#11 - anonymous (01/14/2014) [+] (28 replies)
>big change
>Hawaii

Does not compute.
#30 - slugnugget ONLINE (01/14/2014) [+] (2 replies)
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User avatar #98 - arnolddusk (01/14/2014) [+] (6 replies)
another tumblr post? automatic thumb down
User avatar #109 to #98 - orrihaa (01/14/2014) [-]
Another "another tumblr post? automatic thumb down" post? automatic thumb down
User avatar #16 - akhar (01/14/2014) [+] (13 replies)
I was gonna point out that they could use mumflipping paper bags, but then I realized that paper bags underwater don't work so well.
#19 to #16 - Darianvincent ONLINE (01/14/2014) [-]
Unrelated but I couldn't help notice your Vanu picture. I usually don't see many PS2 players on FJ.
#35 - anonymous (01/14/2014) [+] (2 replies)
I give 0 ***** about the environment
User avatar #41 to #35 - konradkurze (01/14/2014) [-]
then swallow a bunch of plastic bags and die
#31 - roguehazzard (01/14/2014) [+] (3 replies)
**** you FunnyJunk, I had to read that a good 3 times before realising it said Hawaii and not ******* Kawaii, look what you've done to me
#93 - arnoldbusk (01/14/2014) [+] (2 replies)
They are banning plastic bags because this asshole dolphin is too dumb to shake his fin?
User avatar #106 - quitethedelicacy (01/14/2014) [+] (3 replies)
A plastic bag around the flipper must be incrediby deadly to a dolphin, who are supposed to be one of the smartest animals in the world.
User avatar #115 to #106 - lolfire (01/14/2014) [-]
Humans can die from eating peanuts.

Intelligence doesn't determine deadly factors.
#144 - kmichel (01/14/2014) [-]
This is a good start. Right now, there is a "garbage patch" consisting of plastic pieces and plastic goo in the Pacific Ocean that's larger in area than the entire United States. There are plastic "icebergs" up to 100 feet deep in the middle of the ocean. This is not only killing off birds, but drastically altering the entire ecosystem.

Banning plastic bags is not a bad idea, but a better solution is to fund research efforts to mass produce biodegradable plastic at lower cost, or force manufacturers and grocery stores to buy these products. For example, all kinds of plastic can be made using the storage molecules of bacteria, including plastic bags for groceries, or higher density plastics for packaging. This plastic degrades in seawater within 20 days to form only CO2 and H2O.
#92 - bubblestheimpaler (01/14/2014) [+] (8 replies)
Actually California outlawed plastic bags a few years ago due to landfill issues.
User avatar #6 - tortalis (01/14/2014) [+] (35 replies)
I live in Australia. My state banned plastic bags in 2007. It honestly hasn't made much of a difference because the shops sell you plastic bags rather than give them to you. Every other state in Australia besides the one I live in give plastic bags. So yeah, it really doesn't make a difference, it's just allowing companies to make more money. There has been little to no change at all in the environment as far as I know.
User avatar #130 - tuckthisphit (01/14/2014) [+] (3 replies)
wait, a tumblr post thats actually funny ? whats next,thin americans ?
#118 - chudboy (01/14/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Over here in Wales we have to pay for our plastic bags. We have to pay 5p and sometimes 7p for a bigger one (in super markets). Although its only a measely 5p, I've noticed a lot more people have stopped using them, and bringing their own bags into the shops etc.
User avatar #43 - cmndrfatty (01/14/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I herd some stores are starting to charge for plastic grocery bags.
User avatar #44 to #43 - playerdous (01/14/2014) [-]
They already do. As of 6 months ago anyway, if you ever vacations there just have some reusable bags and you're fine.
#40 - rubberyperson (01/14/2014) [-]
They're going to use paper bags instead, Duh! oh wait
User avatar #38 - ruebezahl (01/14/2014) [+] (1 reply)
What I always wonder about is how all that plastic got into the ocean in the first place. I am not against banning plastic bags, but apparently, there really needs to be a ban on throwing plastic objects into the ocean.
#34 - agentmoleman (01/14/2014) [-]
DFW
DFW
User avatar #33 - krasnogvardiech (01/14/2014) [+] (2 replies)
All that plastic floating around the middle of the sea has become a renewable resource within itself. If someone were to develop a machine which degrades materials into the raw elements which made it up, we could have infinitely renewable oil and plastic going around.

350,000 tons of plastic, just floating about. One hell of a thing for recycling, I think.
User avatar #29 - wooyoungkim (01/14/2014) [-]
How am I supposed to clean my dog's **** without any plastic bags?
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