Environmental Impact of Reusable Grocery Bags

There is a sustained push in all sectors to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Some of the efforts include a reduction in tree cutting, energy conservation, and enhanced production efficiency, among others. For customers, retail stores and packaging industry, their contribution is best captured in the use of reusable grocery bags in place of the previously popular plastic bags. The idea is to reduce the number of waste bags accumulated from shopping and the negative impact plastics have on the environment. But what impact will the use reusable bags have on the environment? Continue reading