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"You have to use a reusable bag many, many, many, many times to offset the greater environmental impact of making that bag and disposing of that bag compared to a plastic bag." -Huffington Post Live

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Learn the Facts

  • Plastic bags have a lower carbon footprint than paper and reusable bags. More »
  • Plastic bags are recycled into building materials such as backyard decking, fencing and playground equipment. More »
  • Plastic bags are chosen by more than 90 percent of consumers at the checkout. About 9 out of every 10 consumers reuse these bags for everyday household purposes. More »