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Medfielder Michaeli tackles plastic pollution

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each day, thousands of plastic bags needlessly end up in our oceans and in landfills around the world. Each day, the earth is polluted further and further. Now, communities are trying to reduce their pollution and make the world a better place. Sometimes, all it takes is for one person to...
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Bag reduction bylaw takes effect in 2017

By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent Keeping up with the growing trend of being “green,” Wellesley has joined over 20 Massachusetts communities that have banned the use of plastic carryout/shopping bags. The bag ban was proposed back in September of 2015, after the Wellesley Recycling and Disposal facility stopped collecting plastic bags for recycling. The ban, which...
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