Stop using plastic bags

If you think that plastic bags are very useful or that shopping without them is impossible, you are wrong! Shopping without plastic bags is easier and much better for our planet. Using a reusable grocery bags can save 100 billion plastic bags a year. Many states like California and Honolulu already banned plastic bags! This already have great results for our planet. In order to you fully understand the negative sides of plastic bags, here are some statistics information.

Every year worldwide, people use 1 trillion plastic bags! China, for example, a country with 1.3 billion citizens use 3 billion plastic bags every day. Worldwide, people use 1 million plastic bags every minute! These plastic bags need 1.000 years to degrade. In 2008, 3.5 million tons of plastic bags were discarded. The US retailers pay $4 billion a year for plastic bags. Plastic bags can be found in the ocean as well. A square mile of ocean contains 46.000 plastic bags and they are toxic even after their breaking down.

Luckily, there is a solution for this problem. If you use reusable grocery bags, it will have a great effect on our planet. One of the reasons why people avoid using them is, because they forget them at home often. So, when they go to the grocery shop, they must use plastic bags. Well, try to buy some reusable grocery bag you ‘’like’’, because there are higher chances that you won’t forget something you like. Put it in your car, because you go in shopping with a car. Choose some strong and long lasting material of your bag. Simply said, just imagine if we were stopped using plastic, what effect that would have on our planet.