The resources listed below are useful and offer practical information on sustainability:
Use plastic bags when going to the store? Consider this:
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 landfils due to a lack of oxygen.
Cities spend up to 17 cents per bag in disposal costs, wasting millions of tax dollars.