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'No plastic shopping bags' in SW. China city
Last Updated(Beijing Time):2007-10-22 15:13



'No Plastic Shopping Bag' cashiers promote environmental protection in a busy supermarket in Chengdu, capital city of southwest China's Sichuan province on Saturday, October 20, 2007. [Photo: Xinhua]

More and more shopping centers and supermarkets in Chengdu, capital city of southwest China's Sichuan province, are advocating environmentally-friendly shopping practices.

Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday, some sellers in Chengdu sold customers reusable cloth shopping bags while others in the city provided no plastic bags at all.

Activities aimed at reducing "white pollution" were welcomed by many local consumers.



A woman buys a recyclable cloth bag after shopping in a supermarket in Chengdu, capital city of southwestern China's Sichuan Province on Saturday, October 20, 2007. [Photo: Xinhua]

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