The Plastic Bag Problem

Those of us who live in the developed areas of the world are extremely fortunate. We have the convenience of driving to a local store, buying to your hearts desire then taking our new found fortunes home in convenient single use retail plastic bags. But our fortune is also a bane. In this article we’ll discuss how the convenience of plastic bags is hammering the environment, alternative we can implement and what governments will perform by it. There are a few

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What Are the Various Types of Biodegradable Bags?

Biodegradable bags are becoming more and more commonly used, because they are better for the environment and most people are concerned about being more “green”. As you try to understand a little bit more about your options where biodegradable bags are concerned, you should be aware of the various types of biodegradable bags. Common ingredients used in biodegradable bags include: • starch based polymers (at least 90% starch from wheat, potatoes or corn; • polyesters manufactured from hydrocarbons; • oxo-biodegradable

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