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The Downfall of Plastic Shopping Bags: A Global Picture

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 13, 2014 01:02 AM
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by Glenn Meyers last modified May 12, 2014

By Janet Larsen and Savina Venkova Worldwide, a trillion single-use plastic bags are used each year, nearly 2 million each minute. Usage varies widely among countries, from over 400 a year for many East Europeans, to just four a year for people in Denmark&hellip The post The Downfall of Plastic Shopping Bags: A Global Picture appeared first on Green Building Elements .




 

 

We know plastic waste is not going to go away anytime soon but hope this irresponsible footprint will shrink in the coming years. This item on plastic bags addresses the significance of this issue. Solutions to this problem will appear in small segments use less plastic whenever possible, let others know how they can help, support builders and manufacturers who recycle or repurpose this material for good ends. A lot of small steps will add up to many miles.

The Downfall of Plastic Shopping Bags: A Global Picture (via sustainablog)

By Janet Larsen and Savina Venkova Worldwide, a trillion single-use plastic bags are used each year, nearly 2 million each minute. Usage varies widely among countries, from over 400 a year for many East Europeans, to just four a year for people in Denmark…



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