Plastic Bag Revolt – This is War

500 billion: Number of plastic bags consumed worldwide every year (1 million per minute) | 500: Years it takes a plastic bag to decay in a landfill | Billions end up back in the environment, fluttering from trees and hedges in China, scudding along the ocean floor and suffocating an estimated 100,000 birds, whales, seals, and turtles each year.

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