We Earthlings

The Environmental Protection Agency reported in 2018 that, as of 2015, the United States produced 730,000 tons of plastic bags — an average of about 330 per American — and that 87% of those bags ended their brief useful life in a landfill or as environmental pollution. You may wonder why these numbers, the last available are so old: we no longer fund the EPA to do this tracking effectively.

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By Earth911

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