What’s Lurking in Your Reusable Bags?
Microbiologists have found harmful bacteria in reusable bags such as E. coli, salmonella and fecal coliform, which can cause foodborne illness.
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Learn the Facts
Plastic bags take up 85 percent less space than paper bags in landfills.
Plastic bags have a lower carbon footprint than paper and reusable bags.
Plastic bags make up a tiny fraction (less than 0.5 percent) of the municipal solid waste stream.