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Which is more environmentally friendly: paper or plastic? - Science

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People wonder if paper or plastic bags are more environmentally friendly. ... Grocery stores pay less for plastic bags but get pressure from environmental groups ...

Myth: Paper Bags Are Greener Than Plastic – EcoMyths Alliance

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May 27, 2014 ... But as the dust settles on the paper-plastic showdown, a closer look ... it may simply shift the environmental impact from decreasing litter to ...

Paper or Plastic? - The Environmental Literacy Council

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Shoppers have the opportunity to make a choice every time they make a trip to the grocery store: paper or plastic? Many consumers may wonder which type of ...

All About Bags - Paper Versus Plastic Bags - Which is More ...

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The debate over the comparative environmental impacts of paper versus plastic bags has led to a number of life cycle assessment (LCA) studies in Europe and ...

Paper or plastic — what's the greener choice? - NBC Nightly News ...

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May 7, 2007 ... Would you like paper or plastic? It's the ... "I generally pick paper because it's more protective of the environment," one shopper tells us.

Paper or plastic? Plastic. | Environmental Impact

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That's because, all in all, using plastic bags impacts the environment much less ... ends saying a reusable bag is probably better than both paper and plastic.

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Dec 19, 2013 ... Paper vs. plastic bags: You'd think this fight would have been settled by now. But as Trace explains, for cities around the world, the fight is more ...

Paper or Plastic – Making the Environmental Choice - Green Health ...

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Sep 2, 2009 ... Many everyday items are available in paper and plastic, from plates and ... cups, bags, and other goods are better choices for the environment, ...

Paper or Plastic? A New Look at the Bag Scourge - WSJ

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Jun 12, 2009 ... That makes the cash-register question -- paper or plastic? -- more vexing than ever. "It depends on what environmental issues you see as being ...

Paper bags or plastic bags: which are best? | Environment | The ...

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Dec 20, 2011 ... From Topshop to Nike to Primark, brown paper bags are back in abundance on ... But are they any better for the environment than plastic bags?

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Paper Bags or Plastic Bags? Everything You Need to Know ...

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Jul 9, 2008 ... Paper or plastic bags: which is better? ... mass-produced, and are just as harmful to the environment than the bags we get for free at the store.

Paper or plastic? An environmental movement wants to nix the latter

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Jun 5, 2016 ... Paper or Plastic? For better or worse, that familiar refrain for choosing a grocery bag at the supermarket may be changing.

Paper vs. Plastic: The science behind the national shopping ...

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May 8, 2015 ... Plastic bags are often criticized for polluting the environment, and especially the ocean. Some creatures are more susceptible than others.