Month: December 2015

More Myths about Plastic Bags: Debunked

Myth #5: “It Takes Around 1,000 Years for Plastic Bags to Decompose in Landfills” Almost nothing (food, paper, plastic, etc) decomposes in today’s landfills. That’s because all these products are actually designed to be as dry and stable as possible. According to a research by William Rathje, who is the owner of the Garbage Project,… Read more »

Myths about Plastic Bags: Debunked

Just like everything else in this world, plastic bags too have their fair share of myths going around. And clearly, these misconceptions are the main reason why plastic bags are being demonized across the world today. Due to this reason, we will be debunking some of the most common myths about plastic bags in this… Read more »

What Do Your Recyclables Become?

Think about it, what happens to the plastic bags that do not end up in our forests, seas, and surroundings? Well, just like other modern day materials, they are recycled into a variety of products. No doubt, the recycling rates currently are deplorable and need to improve significantly, especially considering the fact that there are… Read more »

Tips to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Plastic Bags: Recycle

Tips to Recycle Plastic Bags Plastic bags can be easily recycled in the US. Most grocery stores have bins placed in front of the store so the bags can be collected and recycled. There are also government drop-off sites and recycling centers. These bags are then recycled into other consumer products, such as yarn, decking,… Read more »