Plastic bags are a huge problem. Some 160,000 of them are used every second. That’s five trillion bags a year. And fewer than 3 per cent are recycled. It isn’t surprising that waste plastic bags seem to be everywhere.
Take the sea for instance. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of five major accumulations of rubbish in the oceans. It’s three times the size of France and it’s mainly composed of plastic – 100,000 tons of it.
Most consumers are aware of the problems with pollution that plastic bags cause. And many of us look for more sustainable alternatives.
Biodegradable plastic bags might seem to be an answer.
There is a need for a totally new solution: carrier bags that are truly sustainable, bags that are non-polluting, easy to recycle and fully biodegradable. Bags such as GreenBioBags's compostable PLA bags, which are 100% free of plastic and compostable.