Science shows that for climate change, paper and cotton are actually far more damaging than recycled plastic. In fact, plastic bags were designed to save the planet. They were never designed to be thrown away. The idea was that they would be reused over and over again.
But somehow, these days, they have evolved into single-use.
If you want to learn more, please watch this 3-minute BBC video.
It may reshape your thinking about reusing bags. Provide you with ideas on how you can address the problems caused by plastic pollution.
These bags are not the problem. It’s what we humans do with them that is the issue.