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Bags for Life

By Warlie Zambales Diaz, published on Apr 21, 2012

Worldwide, an estimated 500 billion to one trillion plastic bags are used every year. Unfortunately, the economics of plastic recycling is such that it costs exponentially more to recycle a bag than to make a new one. Thus, few plastic bags are recycled and most are left to linger on the Earth for the next 1,000 years in landfills and oceans. Yet, it is undeniable that plastics are one of the major contributors in global warming. Thus, to secure our future and our posterity, we must find a solution to the problems that plastic bags create.

How then, shall this problem be solved?

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Tags: environment, green, world, bags, lifestyle, eco-friendly, plastics, garbage, bags for life

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