The outcry against the use of disposable plastic bags rose again last week as Whole Foods Market declared a ban at its stores, and municipal bodies on the East and West coasts considered legislation to reduce usage and encourage recycling. Whole Foods set a deadline of April 22 — Earth Day — to eliminate distribution of plastic bags at its 270 stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom. “Together with our shoppers, our gift to the planet this Earth Day will be keeping 100 million ...

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