Just One Thing: Green Your Grocery Bags

Greening your grocery bags is just one thing you can do that will have a big impact on the environment. Americans use 380 billion plastic bags, and only 1 percent of those are recycled. You can cut those numbers drastically by limiting the use of plastic bags in your home. The Impact of Plastic Bags It takes about 20 billion barrels of oil to make 5 trillion plastic bags. Americans alone use more than 380 billion polyethylene bags and throw away approximately 100 billion of them per year. ...Full Story
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