ENVIRONMENT: Plastic, Paper Or Cotton Bag?

19. November 2021 | Material, Waste | via Phys.org


Plastic, paper or cotton bag? (Credit: Phys.org)

In order to find out which shopping bag option might be the best for the environment one has to put a light on the full spectrum of impacts, the benefits and life cycle of each particular bag. In this article on Phys.org, Renee Cho (Earth Institute, Columbia University) compares the main bag choices—plastic, paper and cotton—in order to try to find an answer to that question. This article includes various studies from different countries in the world. Read the article...

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