Science shows that it’s not really green to ban plastic bags

What will happen if we no longer have plastic bags available? The alternative isn’t necessarily better. Alternatives to traditional plastic bags include potentially disease-ridden reusable bags or those hard-to-carry, commuter-unfriendly paper bags that fall apart in the rain and use more energy in the production process than their plastic counterparts. The New York Post recently published an opinion column arguing that plastic bags are the best option to carry your groceries.

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