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Plastic Bag Wars on CNN
Beth Terry
409 Posts
November 7, 2011 - 1:51 pm

Fantastic piece including Andy Keller of ChicoBag and Dr. Marcus Eriksen of 5 Gyres:…..s-pt-1.cnn…..s-pt-2.cnn

Sara Ratliff
November 9, 2011 - 9:14 pm

There was a link to a petition supporting Chico Bags a few months back.  Was the plastic manufacturer that was bullying the company then the same one in the report?  As much as it stunk to have to pay out to the plastic man, at least Chico Bags didn't get shut down.  


The chickens in the garden eating the company table scraps were awesome.  Makes me want a couple for my back yard.  I wonder if they give eggs that are cooked for the employees.  [Image Can Not Be Found]   Thanks for sharing the story!

Beth Terry
409 Posts
November 10, 2011 - 10:48 am

Yes, there were three plastic bag manufacturers suing ChicoBag, and one of them was Hilex Poly, shown in the report.  

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