Gallery: New York City Students Rally to Ban Plastic Bags

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A group of children from the Hewitt School’s Earth Committee are making waves in the city, calling for a plastic bag ban and working with leaders to make New York City a greener place to live. Through, the students have collected 1,616 signatures and have taken the petition to the City Council. Their hope is that the city will hear their pleas and enact legislation that helps curb the damage plastic bags cause to marine life as well as the amount of litter in the streets.

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