Articles by: earthnest

10 Facts About Single-use Plastic Bags

Americans use 100 billion plastic bags a year, which require 12 million barrels of oil to manufacture. It only takes about 14 plastic bags for the equivalent of the gas required to drive one mile. The average American family takes home almost 1,500 plastic shopping bags a year. According to Waste Management, only 1 percent […]

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India’ Situation with Plastic

It is common across India to find sewers and drainage systems clogged by single use plastic bags which cause severe cases of malaria and dengue due to the increased population of mosquitoes that breed on these flooded sewers. This not only creates a litter problem but also leads to spread […]

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