Plastic bags made their appearance in the 1970s and have become so successful that today they are being used in about 80 percent of the grocery market. Hundreds of billions of plastic bags are used worldwide each year – it’s estimated that consumers in the United States alone go through about 100 billion bags.
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America Recycles Day, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, is a national initiative to encourage recycling:
One day to educate.
One day to motivate.
One day to make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year.
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Wasted food--it drives us crazy and drains our dollars. According to the EPA, the United States disposed of more than 35 million tons of food in 2013, with 95 percent ending up in landfills or combustion facilities. Once in landfills, food breaks down to produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas which contributes to climate change. One big reason for this big waste is that expiration dates are wrong or overly cautious.
From glass vegetable jars to soda and beer bottles—glass is a remarkably adaptable material. And recycled glass offers exciting benefits to both consumers and the manufacturing industry. Concerned consumers as well as glass manufacturers are using more and more recycled glass to improve sustainability and lower costs.