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Which is more environmentally friendly: paper or plastic ...

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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 ].

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Myth: Paper Bags Are Greener Than Plastic – EcoMyths Alliance

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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 ...

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.

Which is Greener, Paper or Plastic? The Answer is Gray ...

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May 8, 2014 ... Sustainability expert says plastic bag ban may shift environmental impact ... shows that moving from plastic to paper is not necessarily 'greener.

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

www.yalescientific.org/2015/05/paper-vs-plastic-the-science-behind-the-national-shopping-controversy/

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

Paper or plastic? Plastic. | Environmental Impact

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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 plastic.

Paper Or Plastic? A Look At The Facts, Myths And Numbers Of ...

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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, ...