plastic-bag-litter.jpgCanada’s biggest supermarket chain, said on Thursday that it will start charging customers a fee for every plastic shopping bag they use. Loblaw, with more than 1,000 grocery stores across Canada, said it would begin charging customers 5 Canadian cents a bag on April 22, 2009, which is Earth Day. More moves in Canada point to a coming reduction in use of the environmentally hazardous plastic bags. (Read the Reuters story on

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