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Interest: Sustainability

Purpose: Promote

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It takes 1,000 years for a plastic bag to degrade in a landfill. Unfortunately, the bags don't break down completely but instead photo-degrade, becoming microplastics that absorb toxins and continue to pollute the environment.

Eight states—California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, New York, Oregon and Vermont—have banned single-use plastic bags.

Let’s rally support for a U.S.-wide plastic bag ban. Add your name in support: https://therainforestsite.greatergood.com/clicktogive/trs/petition/plastic-bag-ban

Source: Biological Diversity
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