Debunking the Myths of the Paper vs. Plastic Debate, Part I

Posted on May 5, 2011 by DrRossH in Plastic Waste News

There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the Great Bag Debate, much of it perpetuated by misinformation, common assumptions, and a whole lot of green washing. For years, it was thought that the better choice for the environment was paper, but it turns out that paper and plastic bags are just about equal in pros and cons. They both use resources, cause pollution, and generate many tons of waste that more often than not, ends up in the landfill.

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