Californians are issued 600 plastic bags EVERY SECOND. Most are used only one time and then discarded
The amount of petroleum required to produce single use water bottles, filter the water, transport and dispose of these UN-necessities could be represented with each bottle being quarter- filled with petroleum.
Plastics, like diamonds, are forever. They don’t bio-degrade. An estimated 63 pounds of plastics for each American enters landfills each year. Less than 4% of plastics are recycled in any way. The triangle of arrows around a number doesn’t automatically signify that the plastic product can be recycled! Only types 1 and 2 are easily recyclable.