Energy Conservation is in the Bag
A million a minute. That’s how many grocery bags are used in the world every day. Eventually the plastic ones find their way into landfills, dumped onto islands, polluting our lands and seas. The production of paper bags depletes our forests.
In 2002, Ireland tackled an increasing problem of plastic bag litter with a 15 percent tax: plastic bag use dropped 95 percent and now nearly every Irish shopper uses reusable bags.