Animal fats in plastic bags?

Answer Items inside the plastic can be affected by the chemicals used in the processing of the plastic itself. That is why companies do not want you to reuse water bottles, due to the benzene and other ch... Read More »

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How long does it take plastic bags to decompose in a landfill vs. paper bags?

In a landfill, neither a paper bag nor a plastic bag will decompose. Landfills are made to be stable and dry, preventing the decomposition of anything, even biodegradable material, due to the lack ... Read More »

How many plastic bags will be saved by using reusable bags at the supermarkets?

Humans use more than 500 billion plastic bags a year, according to ReusableBags . That translates to about 1 million plastic bags a minute. In Ireland, a plastic bag tax was enacted in 2002. Prior ... Read More »

How many plastic bags will be saved by using reusable bags?

Plastic bags are part of a large environmental problem, while reusable bags offer an environmentally friendly alternative. According to, between 500 billion and one trilli... Read More »

Science Fair Projects on Plastic Bags vs. Cloth Bags?

The benefits of using cloth grocery bags versus plastic grocery bags make a great comparison for a science fair project in the environmental category. As you are working on your science fair projec... Read More »