Eliminating Plastic Bags

submitted by: Cchon
The success and popularity of the plastic bag has caused more negative environmental impact than was ever anticipated. Though plastic bags occupy less than four percent of all landfill space, it can take anywhere from a hundred to a thousand years to decompose. In an effort to curb these damaging changes, various cities and countries from around the world have proposed solutions. The two most common fixes being either to ban plastic bags or charge a bag tax. As more new data and research...