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Debate: Should plastic shopping bags be banned?

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Should we ban plastic shopping bags?

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Background and Context of Debate:

In Australia and other countries, a proposal is being introduced to ban the use of plastic shopping bags. Some people think this is good for the environment and some think it will be a nuisance.

Should we ban plastic shopping bags?

Yes

Plastic bags are bad for the environment.

Plastic shopping bags clog up our oceans, environment and dumps. They are used once or twice then thrown out, often used for bin liners.

If we banned plastic bags, the environment would benefit, we would not use up nearly as much of our natural resources making them and an alternative is easy to find.

An alternative is simple - reusable cloth bags that are good for the environment.

No

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Should supermarkets charge money for each plastic bag?

Yes

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No

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Are cloth material shopping bags worth the money?

Yes

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No

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