From the Sierra
Club web site....
Did You Know?
• In New York City alone, one less grocery bag per person per year would
reduce waste by 5 million lbs. and save $250,000 in disposal costs.
• Plastic bags carry 80% of the nation's groceries, up from 5% in 1982.
• When 1 ton of paper bags is reused or recycled, 3 cubic meters of landfill
space is saved and 13 - 17 trees are spared!
• In 1997, 955,000 tons
of paper bags were used in the United States.
• When 1 ton of plastic bags is reused or recycled, the energy equivalent
of 11 barrels of oil are saved.
Crazy Daisies™ thanks
you for being Earth Conscious!