Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Neither!

Plastic Bag Facts:

- It takes 1000 years for a plastic bag to decompose.

- 1,460 plastic bags are used each year by an average U.S. family.

- 12 million barrels of oil are used to make the plastic
bags each year for just U.S. consumption.

- Less than 1% of all plastic bags get recycled in the U.S.

- 88.5 billion plastic bags were consumed in the U.S. last year.

- A million plastic bags are used every minute, worldwide.

- 90% of floating debris is plastic.

- Each year, the State of California spends approximately
$25 million to landfill discarded plastic bags.

- Approximately 1 billion seabirds and mammals die per year by
ingesting plastic bags ... AND THE LIST GOES ON.


SO, GET YOUR ECO-FRIENDLY REUSABLE BAG NOW!
.. forever 21 has these real cute ones btw. I got mine at
walmart for 50 cents but pretty much every store sells them.

1 comments:

someone4u2love said...

Very enlightening thanx for this info.

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