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Here at Broadsheet, we avidly followed the efforts by fashion icons to make carrying your own reusable bag trendy. See: the international sensation caused by Anya Hindmarch not a plastic bag tote.
Now, the president niece Lauren Bush, a former model turned charity spokesperson, is publicly decrying the use of plastic bags, lobbying against the flimsy pieces of polyethylene and promoting a reusable alternative. Sunday, Bush told CNN that plastic bags are decry fake rolex ing fake rolex their unfortunate environmental impacts, which I written about here.
Bush is fake rolex among those who lobbied the New York City Council to requiring large stores that distribute the bags to take them back from customers for recycling, a measure the council overwhelmingly approved last week. (In other bagging plastic bags news, the Chinese government recently announced that it will ban free plastic bags, joining countries such as Bangladesh and South Africa that have done the same.)
Say what you will about former models and their social causes, it heartening to see Bush use the free publicity from her last name, which is shared by one of the most environmentally destructive presidents in histo fake rolex ry, for an eco crusade. Yet, if she really wants to do something about plastic bags, couldn she lobby her uncle to take them on? Considering Uncle George ideological opposition to almost any regulation of business, we won hold our breath.