Essays Tagged: "plastic bags"

Plastic not Paper

PLASTIC NOT PAPERWalking through the grocery store I always try to look for the best buy. I always b ... nk it's going to happen but I am not sure. Then it does, the baggier says, 'Would you like paper or plastic?' I look that person right in the eye and I tell him, 'I want the one that's better for the ... environment, I want the one that will help prevent pollution, I want the one that cost less, I want plastic.' Plastic bags save money, they conserve energy, they are practical and they are better for ...

(2 pages) 116 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Plastax: Should Australia have a tax on plastic bags? YES!

Australia should have a tax on plastic bags. Australians use 6 billion plastic bags every year. They kill more than 100 000 birds, ... ags every year. They kill more than 100 000 birds, whales, seals and turtles worldwide every year. (Plastic bag tax push, The Herald Sun) By applying the tax it would cut down the numbers of plastic b ... the tax it would cut down the numbers of plastic bags used therefore cutting down on the numbers of plastic bags in the waterways. The tax was applied in Ireland and there was a 95% drop in the number ...

(2 pages) 62 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Decomposition of Organic Material.

experiment was conducted to see how organic material would naturally decompose. On September 9, two plastic bags of the same size were filled with exactly the same amounts of organic material, a porti ... t faster, if either?MATERIALS AND MATTERS:Something was needed to contain each of my specimens. Two plastic bags that weighed exactly the same would work fine. In each bag, exactly the same amount of ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Dow Chemicals: Describe the decision making styles of the CEO.

name Dow but you are certain to recognize some its well-known products such as Saran Wrap, Ziplock plastic bags, Spray 'n Wash Stain Stick and Glass Plus Multi-surface Cleaner. Mr. Stavropoulosstarte ... in 1967 when he was hired as a research chemist. He becamedirector of marketing for the Dow U.S.A. Plastics Department in 1979, commercial vice-president for Dow Latin America in 1980 and became pres ...

(4 pages) 121 2 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Journalism Case

of information sessions and free giveaways.Students freely came in and out of the Alumni Hall, with plastic bags in hand. "No one has left empty-handed," says Kalin Glass. "There are tons of different ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What is the effect of caffeine on soybeans

A 50% caffeine solution3. 10 soybean seeds4. 3 containers5. Tap water6. 2 plastic bagsProcedure:1. Put the 30 soybeans into the 2 plastic bags (5 in each) and then pu ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Fish Market

cars are parked gleaming in the sunlight. People are walking busily with their hands full of black plastic bags. Her excitement builds as the noise grows, as the inside of fish market clearly comes i ...

(4 pages) 42 1 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Italians of Italy. By Nicole Teller

e everywhere, wearing babushkas and black podiatric shoes, carrying groceries. I peek through their plastic bags-- vino sancto, castagne, filetti di acciughe. Hmmm....Intriguing. And their shoes, how ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

News Report: Students Clean up Waterfront

ck a local location and clean up as much garbage as possible. The students collected the garbage in plastic bags. At the end of the day all garbage collected was brought to te school and collected by ...

(1 pages) 2432 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Enviromental Problems in Britain - Anti Litter

ts that are needlessly dropped present a very real danger to wildlife and other humans, for example plastic bags, wrapping and other containers which can ensnare a variety of animals, glass can cause ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Moshekwa Langa

' is his refreshingly clever and inventive use of throw-away materials ranging from concrete sacks, plastic bags filled with paper and cooking fat to coat hangers and bubble wrap. For Langa, what matt ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"Home Coming" By Bruce Dawe: Poem Analysis

we recounts how "they are bringing" home the bodies "in deep freeze lockers"... zipped up "in green plastic bags" "bringing them home, now, too late." These quotes from the poem give a strong sense of ...

(2 pages) 58 1 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Degrease Engine

not react well to cleaners and water. You don't want water in your air filter or down the dipstick.Plastic bags and rubber bands work best to cover up parts. You will want to seal up the air intake a ... gine department begins to look clean again.Now that the engine compartment is clean, remove all the plastic bags and rubber bands. Dry any wet areas and aluminum parts with a soft cotton towel. Never ...

(2 pages) 520 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An Essay On Recycling

waste being produced by humans. Waste is left over material like paper, lunch bags, cans, bottles, plastic bags, wood and metal. Waste is stuff we throw into the garbage because we do not want to use ... nymore. The problem is that people are throwing away things that can be recycled or composted, like plastic, bottles, cans and apple cores. More people need to learn how to recycle so that there is le ...

(7 pages) 255 1 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Ready-to-Eat Breakfast Cereal Industry in 1994 (A) - Why have private labels been able to enter this industry successfully?

n manufacturing (focusing on simpler cereal products, less expensive ingredients), packaging (clear plastic bags rather than cereal boxes). Product differentiation was carried out only in terms of com ...

(5 pages) 80 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Treating Glass Waste

desired things which are being abandoned by people. It is usually can be in a form of bottle glass, plastic bags, paper, can, and many other kinds of it. This things call waste is happening because of ... kades the stream of the water that runs through it. And not just only that, don't you know that the plastic bags and bottle drinks produced by most food products you've thrown in are also a serious th ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Eliminating Rubbish

the stream of the water that runs through it. And not just only that, don’t you know that the plastic bag and can produced by most food products you’ve thrown in are also a serious threat t ... y do they spoil our streets and parks, but they can also take up to 1000 years to break down. These plastic bags are the one responsible for blocking sewer and harming our wildlife, both water and lan ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Tote bags vs Plastic bags

Tote bags Vs Plastic bagsBoth tote bags and plastic bags are used in our everyday lives for many different purpos ... s for many different purposes such as; tote bags are used for shopping and carrying heavy items and plastic bags are used for a huge variety of household purposes. Although they are used for some simi ... . They are normally made out of canvas or jute. Tote bags are very durable and long lasting whereas plastic bags are not. Plastic bags are thin open bags with handles attached on the side. They are mo ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Science Essays