Did you know that...
- It takes 20-1000 years for plastic bags to break down
- More than 1 million seabirds and 100,000 mammals and sea turtles die each year by getting tangled in or by eating plastics
- Over 1 trillion plastic bags are used every year worldwide.
- "The pollution caused by plastic bags is seventy percent more than paper
- We use between 1 trillion plastic bags per year.
- Hawaii became the first state to ban plastic bags.
- Tens of thousands of whales, birds, seals and turtles are killed every year from plastic bag litter in the marine environment as they often mistake plastic bags for food such as jellyfish.
- It is estimated that plastic bags add an extra $850 million in costs annually to
- Most humans uses up to 300-700 plastic bags a year.