Plastic Pollution
May 28 2008

Live Free or Die, Without a Plastic Bag

by Johnny

Out of New Hampshire, the Granite State, comes 16 year old Nicholas Birkbeck, a high school junior who was inspired by information he read on the internet to launch an initiative to pass a ban on plastic bags in the City of Portsmouth. His mother, Denise Martinez, spoke about her son's quest
"Young people know right from wrong ... when young people want to do something for the community and it is the right thing, (adults) should let it happen," Martinez said, adding she has been thrilled to see so much community support so far.
Read about Nicholas here and drop him a line using the e-mail at the end of the story.