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How to reuse your plastic bags

Here are a few tips and tricks on reusing plastic bags.  Follow the link for more! Source - https://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/60-ways-to-reuse-plastic-bags/  ___________________________________   "13 Practical Ways To Reuse Plastic Bags   1. Keep Your Hands Clean Pull a plastic bag over each hand to use them as a pair of makeshift gloves! It’s a great way to keep your hands clean when handling messy foods, or when cleaning up messes like vomit, sticky crafts, etc. 2. Clean Your Shower Head Use a plastic bag and some distilled white vinegar to Read More...
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Advantages of Plastic

There is a lot of debate about the disadvantage and advantages of plastic - be it for packaging, or grocery bags, or take away food cartons.  Here are some interesting articles on the subject.  For even more information on different materials, please follow the link to the source of the article - Love To Know ___________________________ Advantages of Plastic Grocery Bags - By Sandra Ketcham "It is easy to overlook the advantages of plastic grocery bags due to the perception that they are Read More...

In Defense of the Plastic Bag

An interesting article from Green Biz on this rather controversial subject.  Take a read and see what you think. Follow the link to read the complete article ____________________________ Author - Marc Gunther "Pity the much-maligned plastic bag. Plastic bags are being banned or taxed in cities and counties across America–just this week in Seattle, before that in San Francisco, Portland and Washington, D.C. Beginning in January, Montgomery County, MD, where I live, will impose a five-cent charge for carryout bags at all retail Read More...

Awesome Ways To Reuse Plastic Bags

Do you have an overload of plastic bags at home? I know I do. Not every recycling program takes them, so many people end up throwing them out. Plastic bags are bad for the environment and often wind up sitting in landfills for years. Before you toss those totes in the trash, check out the 20 ways you can upcycle them below. From simple solutions to annoying problems, and even gorgeous artwork, one of these DIYs is sure to inspire Read More...

11 easy ways to reduce your plastic waste today

Maybe you’re not ready to break up with plastic altogether, but there are some low-hanging fruit that can make a big difference in reducing the amount of disposable plastic in your life. Although recycling can help reduce the amount of garbage that ends up in landfills, waterways and ecosystems, only a few types of plastics can be recycled by most municipal governments. The fraction that does get recycled still requires a lot of energy and water which just isn’t a Read More...