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Plastic bags

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

trashWhy do people use so many plastic bags?

Every street vendor has a huge number of plastic bags with them. If I purchase something, and my large bag is full with smaller bags already, I can ask the vendor for a large bag so I can carry only a single, overstuffed bag.

We’re not talking super thin, biodegradeable bags here either. These are thick colored plastic bags – the kind that fill landfills and choke sea life. Everyone carries them. Big plastic bags, filled with smaller plastic bags!

And it’s not just limited to plastic bags. This is not China, yet there is a tangible disregard for the environment.

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