Plastic Bags are not Earth Friendly.

Plastic bag convenience is problematic for our environment. Billions of plastic bags are utilized by the consumer yearly, when their lifespan is over, the bag ends up in our landfills. Disintegration of plastic bags takes decades, sometimes centuries. During their process to breakdown into pieces, these bags release unhealthy toxins that run-off into: streams, lakes, rivers, and oceans, potentially hurting our water supply. Using these bags gives great advantage to the consumer, however, society’s effort to reduce and reuse plastic bags does not benefit our planet, the outcome for our environment is too costly for mankind. For more information click the link below.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/09/0902_030902_plasticbags.html

Lisa Patterson

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