Wednesday, January 28, 2009


Fact # 1
It takes up to 1.000 years for plastic bag to degrade.

Fact # 2
An average family of four uses 1.460 plastic bags a year.

Fact # 3
Less than 1% of all plastic bags get recycled.

Fact # 4
Plastic bags are known to choke drainage systems and clog rivers ... causing FLOODS.

Fact # 5
It is estimated 500bilion plastic bags are sold worldwide every year.

Fact # 6
Plastic bag production creates greenhouse gases, which contribute to global warming.

Fact # 7
9% of waste in landfills are plastics.

Fact # 8
More than a million birds and 100.000 marine mammals and sea turtles die every year from eating or getting entangled in plastic.

Fact # 9
There are 46.000 pieces of plastic litter floating in every square mile of ocean.

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