Pollution Due to Polythene Bags?

Answer More than a trillion plastic bags are used throughout the world each year. Most often made of polyethylene, disposable plastic bags can take hundreds of years to biodegrade, When released into the ... Read More »

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Uses of Polythene Bags?

The packaging industry offers different types of bags. One type is the polythene bag. Packaging Knowledge explains polythene bags have a range of uses. Common uses for polythene bags include superm... Read More »

How to Repair Polythene With Fishing Line?

Polythene boxes, toys, bucket handles and other objects  break. You may not want to throw them out.  You can sew some together with fishing line, egA lid for a box.

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 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 »