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Toolie92

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Don't. As long as they get landfilled they are actually environmental.


LDPE bags are one of those areas where the environmental movement is getting lost in the weeds. The only real issue with them is streambed pollution because they get littered a lot being so cheap. But if you actually throw your bags away properly, you are not part of the problem at all.

The amount of carbon used to create one reusable bag is more than 200x-1000x the carbon used to make a LDPE bag. Anyone who landfills their reusable bag after only 100 or 200 uses is warming the planet.

No bag at all is the best solution and should be promoted a lot more by grocery stores - if you didn't bring reusable bags just repack your cart without them and unload it into your trunk.




[Post edited by Toolie92 at 08/08/2019 3:58PM]

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Posted: 08/08/2019 at 3:53PM



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