World Enviornment Day 5th Jun- Plastic Bag Story
Data released by the United States Environmental Protection Agency shows that somewhere between 500...
Data released by the United States Environmental Protection Agency shows that somewhere between 500
billion and a trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide each year.Less than 1% of bags are recycled.
It cost more to recycle a bag than to produce a new one.
- Christian Science Monitor News Paper
“There's harsh economics behind bag recycling: It costs $4,000 to process and recycle 1 ton of plastic
bags, which can then be sold on the commodities market for $32”
- Jared Blumenfeld
(Director of San Francisco's Department of the Environment)