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Paper or Plastic - Whats the Environmentally Correct Choice?

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Dec 15, 2004 ... "It's not one that the paper-bag people like to hear. In a dry landfill, paper bags don't ... From that perspective, plastic is much better than paper." ...

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

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Jul 9, 2008 ... Paper or plastic bags: which is better? ... bark, which is then chipped into one- inch squares and cooked under tremendous heat and pressure.

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

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The belief that paper is better than plastic is not based on science or fact. ... The one and two bottle bags, which carry very little weight, are made with 35-40% ...

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 reveals the ... Though this is one area where plastic gets more efficiency points, ... Plus, the thin recycled plastic options fit better in your purse/murse for ...

Paper vs. Plastic - Green Living - LoveToKnow

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The paper vs. plastic bag debate is an interesting one. The debate should reach far beyond which type of grocery bag to choose at the checkout. Whether paper ...

Fact or Fiction - Paper vs Plastic Bags - SaveOnEnergy.com

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Apr 17, 2014 ... This episode of Fact or Fiction examines the details of one of the most ... So, are paper bags better for the environment than plastic bags?

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? ... Paper recycling plants, like the one shown above, is the best place for bags to go when you're done ...

Paper or plastic? Plastic. | Environmental Impact

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Of course, most likely a reusable cotton bag will be better than either, but we .... A paper bag weights some 10 times as much as plastic one, and that adds up to ...

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

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Jun 12, 2009 ... A reusable bag is better for the environment regardless of what it is made ... But they are recycled at less than one-third the rate of paper bags, ...

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 bowls to grocery bags. ... material is more environmentally friendly and which is better for recycling. ... Believe it or not, there isn't really a good one.

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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. Get the skinny on whether paper or plastic bags are greener.

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

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May 7, 2007 ... Would you like paper or plastic? ... When it comes to choosing your shopping bag , the decision isn't an easy one ... "I just assumed paper was the better choice — more environmentally friendly choice," our guilty shopper says.

Paper or Plastic? - The Environmental Literacy Council

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Many consumers may wonder which type of bag is better for the environment. ... Stray plastic bags, which have been estimated at one to three percent of the ...