Dana Ayers-Gaddis
Dana Ayers-Gaddis

I knew the answer from watching something on TV about plastic bags in the ocean water's n landfills.

Juliette Dauterive
Juliette Dauterive

I'm 53 and remember a world without plastic bags. They probably save some trees, but they need to cost consumers to encourage reusable bags- something the plastic bag lobby does not want!

Colleen Louise Fogarty
Colleen Louise Fogarty

I use them for kitty litter and my bathroom linner!!

Cindy Luce
Cindy Luce

Originally they were giving paper bags at the grocery store and than they switched to plastic bags. Now they sell reusable bags.

Kenneth Reese Ladner
Kenneth Reese Ladner

Egypt is covered in plastic..everywhere you look.

Frank Artman
Frank Artman

We take cloth bags to the stores with us. Even so, We still end up with a lot of plastic. We use it as waste can liners, As packaging when shipping, at our vegetable stand and recycle the rest.

I like Daire's comment. We should have a surcharge on plastic bags.

Stephen Baker
Stephen Baker
  • Frank Artman

good plan Frank and good use also

Elizabeth Marshall
Elizabeth Marshall
  • Frank Artman

Some places in New Zealand have a surcharge, but if people need carry bags they pay it anyway. The price of the plastic bag needs to be prohibitive if this is going to make any kind of difference to the amount of plastic bags entering the waste dumps.

Stephen Alderdice
Stephen Alderdice

I always reuse any and all plastic bags I get either for trash or for picking up presents left by the neighborhood dogs on the neutral ground or sidewalk. LOL
I also try to use the cloth bags sold by most food and variety stores. They hold more and are easier to carry than the plastic and paper bags.
PLEASE EVERYONE GO GREEN!

Stephen Baker
Stephen Baker
  • Stephen Alderdice

a noble though Stephen from Stephen

Cindy Belleau
Cindy Belleau

I can go down any street and find plastic bags everywhere. They are hanging in trees, blowing across the streets and stuck in fences. IF you MUST use one, RECYCLEI IT!!
I know I forget my cloth shopping bags sometimes but I ALWAYS recylce plastic.
Get it together!

Stephen Alderdice
Stephen Alderdice
  • Cindy Belleau

I agree. Let's all get it together and GO GREEN!

Joyce Shaw
Joyce Shaw

Many years ago, the world was fine with paper grocery bags !! When plastic bags started being made, Governments should have intervened and ordered the companies to make these bags biodegradable !! So now, governments should make the plastic bag companies pay for the cleanup of their products !!! ALSO, the internet has many ideas to use up these bags -- (my friends and I stuff these bags into quick-sewn outside patio cushions, etc.) !!!!

Mary O'Grady Giltinan
Mary O'Grady Giltinan
  • Joyce Shaw

Governments should have done a lot of things right.The world is a mess.

Frances Mann
Frances Mann

Its sad to see those plastic bags on the side of the road. They hang from natural beauty of nature.

Stephen Alderdice
Stephen Alderdice
  • Frances Mann

I agree. GO GREEN!

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