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Who's to Blame, Really?

Posted July 06, 2011 6:10 AM

To win their lawsuit, bag manufacturers must show ChicoBag is deliberately misleading the public to change consumer's buying habits, thereby affecting their industry. With all the information out there, can they prove that it's the reusable bag manufacturer to blame for bad public perception?

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07/06/2011 10:04 AM

Frivolous litigation by companies with more money than sense.
It will only make the lawyers rich and give more publicty to the company they are suing.
Unfortunately the UK is importing this sort of nonsense from the US.
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07/06/2011 2:24 PM

"Unfortunately the UK is importing this sort of nonsense from the US."

ughhh... my apologies... I hope it's not too contagious

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07/08/2011 2:17 AM

If it goes that far, I hope the jury hands them their heads, and that bad publicity kills off even more of their market share.

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07/13/2011 5:41 PM

Finally someone is using the correct terminology for these items, ie. "single use". Mind you many people use their "single use" shopping bags for other things such as picking up after Fido. Probably a good way to warm your hands on a winter's morning, but I digress.

The use of the "single use" term is the best way to engage with the concept that you are using this thing only once and then throwing it away. The "disposable" bag or nappy description implies this is a good thing. Any bag or nappy, including cloth ones, are disposable and raising the life of an item will encourage people to think about other choices.

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