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Plastic bags are getting a bad rap

January 7, 2019

Will banning or taxing plastic bags actually help the environment and reduce global warming? Probably not.

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Plastic bag ban increases waste

January 2, 2019

Plastic grocery store bags produce 70 percent fewer emissions, 80 percent less solid waste, 94 percent less waterborne waste, and consume 40 percent less energy than paper bag equivalents.

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How Much Do You Know About Plastic Bags?

April 27, 2018

Think you know the facts about plastic bags? Take our quiz to find out!

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New Studies Show Plastic Bags are Best Option for the Environment

March 29, 2018

Are you using cotton grocery bags because you believe they’re better for the environment? Convinced that plastic bags are ruining the planet? Well, scientists have some interesting news – recent studies from two countries prove that plastic bags are the best option for the environment, while cotton bags are actually having a negative impact on our planet and human health.

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Plastic Grocery Bag Ban Ignoring Many Facts

June 6, 2017

The Eagle News Online recently published a letter to the editor that shares plastic grocery bags’ many benefits and insists that bags themselves are not the problem, but littering and its enforcement are.

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Recycling on the Rise

March 9, 2017

According to a new piece from Environmental Leader, the recycling rate of plastic bags and wraps is quickly on the rise

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Finding holes in drastic bans on plastic bags

September 6, 2016

Are bans on plastic bags a bit drastic? As John Sapochetti from the Boston Herald states, the practicality of a bag ban just doesn’t add up.

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Are Tote Bags Really Good for the Environment?

September 6, 2016

The short answer: No.

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