Biodegradable plastic bags are the future

In the United States, around one million plastic bags are used every minute. The calculation comes to each person using 22 thousand bags throughout his or her life. Although recycling has become more popular, only about 13% of the plastic bags are recycled. This is mainly because the cost of recycling these bags is higher than their value in the market. The rest of the plastic bags end up in the water systems and landfills polluting the water and soil.

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