Katharine Mieszkowski writes about the environmental scourge of plastic bags, which even cause problems at the recycling plant. Take a video tour of San Francisco's Norcal Waste Management center, where used bags are choking the system.
The problem with plastic
Salon tours a San Francisco recycling center and finds that plastic bags are getting in the way of a clean operation.
August 10, 2007 2:19PM (UTC)
Caitlin Shamberg is a former multimedia editor at Salon.MORE FROM Caitlin Shamberg