Plastic Bags are still a major problem for the planet

February 15, 2020

Since 5 October 2015, large retailers in England have been required by law to charge 5p for all single-use plastic carrier bags. DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) reports that “Our data indicates that the 7 main retailers issued around 83% fewer bags (over 6 billion bags fewer) […]

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10 Facts About Single-use Plastic Bags

February 15, 2020

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

February 13, 2020

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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