Monday, March 22, 2010

Ever Heard Of

A company called 1bagatatime.com was at the Home and Garden Expo at the Events Center (previously known as McKay Events Center) in Orem, UT. Well they were giving away cloth bags, and attached were somethings to consider when going to the grocery store.

The Problem

14 Plastic Bags - contain enough petroleum to drive a car a mile.
380 billion plastic bags - or wraps are thrown away in America each year.
Making a paper bag emits 70% - more global warming gases - than making a plastic bag.
0 Paper bags - biodegrade in landfills due to a lack of oxygen.
Cities spend up to - 17 cents per bag - in disposal costs, wasting millions of tax dollars.

Save the world 1 bag at a Time.

Visit www.1bagatatime.com

What are you doing to help the environment?

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