The coalition claims that plastic is just as green as paper or, perhaps more
accurately, paper is just as harmful to the environment as plastic [source: Heredia
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 ...
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.
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 ...
May 27, 2014 ... “The science shows that moving from plastic to paper is not necessarily 'greener,'
” he says. Instead, it may simply shift the environmental impact ...
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.
May 8, 2014 ... Sustainability expert says plastic bag ban may shift environmental impact ...
shows that moving from plastic to paper is not necessarily 'greener.
May 8, 2015 ... Plastic bags are often criticized for polluting the environment, and especially the
ocean. Some creatures are more susceptible than others.
Well, if the impact on the environment was your concern, then the answer is
simple: ... ends saying a reusable bag is probably better than both paper and
Jul 16, 2008 ... Paper or plastic bags: which is better? .... the lower their overall environmental
impact -- but, because plastic bags use much less to begin with, ...