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Posted by Vivian McNeil on

With the warm weather upon us and some of us still at home with the children, this is a great time to start some new creative projects at home. With the advent of COVID-19, the plastic bag ban is now on hold and people are looking for imaginative ways to use their grocery and accumulating trash bags at home. Have you overbought trash bags thinking they might go out of stock? Then these projects will cost you zero in expense and free fun in the bargain. There are so many different projects to develop using simple plastic bags that you...

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“So, this is my way of protesting”, said Tanisha Jackson of South Los Angeles.“I think this speaks louder than just going around yelling with a sign”, explained Stephanie Conde. Were these people at the peaceful demonstrations for Black Lives Matter? No sir. Their demonstrations were of a different nature. The language of building, fixing, and caring. All over America, citizens of all races and ages are working hard to bring unity, peace, and security back to a broken nation.  The brutal killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer was the fire that stoked the embers of strife in...

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Posted by Vivian McNeil on

Have you heard about the grandmother who missed her grandchildren so much that her granddaughter devised a contraption with plastic tablecloths so that she could hug her treasures? The tablecloth was transformed into a shield in the middle of the front lawn and her grandchild designed plastic gloves in the middle of the sheeting so that her grandmother could hug her. Or what about the latest in protective gear, the plastic mouth masks? Plastic trash bags, plastic tablecloths, plastic curtains and single use grocery shopping bags are more crucial now than ever before. Plastic is here to stay. With the...

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Posted by Vivian McNeil on

We are currently in month three of our watch on the dramatic unfolding of the coronavirus pandemic. We are seeing more mask wearers and plastic glove users, as the cities begin the next scary step in this crisis, that of slowly opening. People are becoming impatient and I am not describing only the patients. I hope people will be cautious and not too daring, as animals escaping from their cages. Even with the national and international unity we are having, trying to control and eradicate this deadly scrooge, there are still some citizens who are on the warpath against disposable...

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A scuba suit made from trash bags A trash can cleaning truck A trash can that automatically seals and changes the trash bag  What do these three contraptions have in common?  We will attempt to educate and entertain you with these original breakthroughs in the use of the mainstays of the trash industry, plastic garbage bags and the trash cans they service. Scuba suit I might be misleading you into understanding that this is an invention of a scuba suit to be used in scuba diving. Well, I’m sorry to mislead you, but I think you will agree with me...

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