Big Bag Ban
This online resource details a student activity where students examine biodegradable plastic bags as a possible alternative to ordinary plastic bags.
The EU has recently approved tough new measures to slash the use of plastic bags. New targets will force each country to reduce plastic bag use by 80% before 2019.
In this activity students choose questions to ask experts, and come to a reasoned decision in answer to the dilemma question: will biodegradable plastic bags solve the problems caused by ordinary plastic bags?
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