Comment 2WMP Bogus arguments


California becomes first state to ban plastic bags, manufacturers fight law


Bogus arguments (Score: 4, Insightful)

by on 2015-01-02 20:37 (#2WMP)

Thin plastic bags are reused, he said: They are repurposed as lunch bags and trash can liners, and they come in handy for pet cleanup.
That is not the point. Even if a plastic bag is 10000 times reused, what matters is their number and their effect in the environment. To defend the plastic bag they'd have to show that their impact is less or equal than all of the alternatives. Since they don't do this one can safely assume they cannot do this.


Time Reason Points Voter
2015-01-03 00:10 Insightful +1
2015-01-03 02:07 Insightful +1
2015-01-05 18:10 Insightful +1

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