FOSS member Donna-Marie Batty, along with a growing number of others, is very concerned about the proliferation of plastic shopping bags in the environment. We have all seen the "plastic bag" trees in the park during the Fall and Winter and observed them in increasing numbers in the ponds and on the shore.
The slideshow she has posted here is a strong and convincing argument for a total ban (Click on arrow on bottom left of black screen to start the video)
She has forwarded it to members of city council (including Mark Grimes and David Miller). Please pass this on to everyone you know. We need to pressure the City of Toronto to simply ban them. People are now becoming educated on the issue are ready to accept this inevitability