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Here’s a superb reason to ditch your plastic bag addiction

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Even in the deepest pit on Earth, at some 35,700 feet beneath the sea, there lies a white plastic bag

Plastic pollution is now so ubiquitous on the planet that cities, counties, and even states have banned single-use plastic bags. New York is expected to soon ban the rippable, mostly useless sacks. 

Yet beyond the blight and recycling woes wrought by society’s plastic bag addiction, plastics have an effect that bears heavy weight for the future. Overall, global plastic consumption has quadrupled in the last 40 years, and if the consumption of these fossil fuel-made plastics continues apace, the industry will carry a massive carbon emissions load by 2050.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable – Here’s a superb reason to ditch your plastic bag addiction

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