Plastic Grocery Bag
Atlantic Poly supplies both reusable and recyclable plastic grocery and shopping bags to many grocery store chains and retail stores across the US.
These plastic grocery bags have many uses for consumers after they put the groceries away. Plastic grocery bags are better for our environment than paper bags in many ways.
See some published facts regarding plastic versus paper grocery bags are listed below:
- Plastic grocery bags are a better environmental choice than paper bags
- Plastic bags are 100% recyclable and for all environmental impacts related to air emissions, water emissions and solid waste – those of paper bags are significantly greater than that of plastic grocery bags
- Plastic bags use 40% less energy to produce and generate 80% less solid waste than paper
- Paper bags generate 70% more emissions, and 50 times more water pollutants than plastic bags
- Even paper bags made from 100% recycled fiber use more fossil fuels than plastic bags