What year did most of u.s. retailers began to use plastic rather than paper bags?

Answer According to the Packaging Institute, Sears and JCPenney pioneered the use of plastic bags in 1974, followed in 1975 by U.S. retailers Allied Stores Inc., Hills, Federated Department Stores Inc. an... Read More »

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Do retailers get paid for recycling plastic shopping bags?

RecycleBank from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pays retailers to recycle plastic bags, but many companies donate the money. Large companies such as Target, Whole Foods, Starbucks and others are leadi... Read More »

Why do people suffering from anxiety attacks breath into brown paper bags and not plastic bags?

because if they use plastic bags they're possibly covering there faces instead of just covering there mouthsANSWER. because they're not stupid enough to use something that can suffocate them, its ... 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 »

In the year 214 BC a building began on this famous 4000 mile long stricture?