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How Plastic Bags are Suffocating the World

Published on January 3, 2013 by   ·   1 Comment Pin It
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You’re standing in line at the grocery store when you realize that you don’t have your reusable bag. You’ll have to get a plastic bag. Again. You feel bad for a moment and then think that it’s just one bag. But it isn’t …

In the U.S. alone, 280 billion plastic bags are used each year, which is enough to stretch around the earth nearly 30,000 times. Making and using plastic bags has more repercussions than you might think. Check out the following infographic to see how exactly plastic bags affect our cities, our environment and even our economy;

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  1. There should be laws about using plastic bags at grocery stores. A tax should be imposed for every plastic bag used. I have been using my cloth grocery bags for as long as I can remember…long before it was popular to do so.




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