WTF Fun Fact – Plastic Bag Lifespan

The average consumer typically uses a single use plastic bag for twelve minutes. After those twelve minutes, it can take up to 1,000 years for a plastic bag to decompose. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: The Lifespan of a Plastic Bag. A 2017 study by the New York department… | by Emily Hoodenpyle | Medium

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  1. We should go back to paper. Reusable bags are so much more harmful to make that you would have to use one 20,000 times to make it even with using plastic bags


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