This is important because...
- Americans throw away 1 billion plastic bags every year but only 1-3% are ever recycled.
- Plastic bags kill thousands of marine animals yearly.
- Plastic bags are part of the worldwide global warming epidemic.
- Stores can sell cloth bags.
- Plastic bags can clog waterways, causing floods.
-Plastic bags take 1,000 years to disintegrate into even smaller particles that still keep polluting the earth.
- Making plastic bags uses millions of gallons of petroleum that could be used for transportation or heating.
Please sign if you are 18 or older and live in Weston, Connecticut. Thank you very much for your support!