“Single use plastic bags which choke marine life, should be banned or phased out rapidly everywhere. There is simply zero justification for manufacturing them anymore, anywhere,” said Achim Steiner, executive director of the U.N. Environment Programme.
Except of course for the savings and convenience they produce, which helps America to be the best fed nation on Earth. But yes, by all means, lets seek to emulate the Chinese government’s heavy-handed tactics in dealing with environmental pollution.
Sadly, some of the usual suspects are already way ahead of him.