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Blog Custom Green Promos. At Custom Green Promos, we are the leading supplier of reusable bags and eco friendly promotional advertising products. Our focus and goal is simple. Produce promotional products that are eco friendly and high quality. Customize each of our items with your logo for an awesome promotional tool.
More Plastic Bag Facts (Blog Bag Promos Direct)
The statistics and information gathered on the effects of plastic bags on our environment is quite astounding. Here are some facts that are sure to make you say no thank you at the checkout and carry your own reusable, recycled totes. Environmentally friendly totes are fast becoming the most popular ECO-conscious promotional product. They are inexpensive, extremely useful and tremendous advertising vehicles. They are the natural solution to our plastic bag problems. Check out these facts:
- Four to five trillion plastic bags are manufactured each year
- As many as one trillion [1,000,000,000,000] plastic bags are used annually worldwide and only 1% of these are recycled
- Plastic bags are made from polyethylene, which is a thermoplastic made from crude oil. Chinese people use billions of plastic bags and their ban on free plastic bags will save them over 37 million barrels of oil annually!
- It takes 1,000 years for polyethylene bags to break down
- As polyethylene breaks down, toxic substances leach into the soil and enter the food chain
- Plastic bags account for 10% of all coastline debris in the U.S.
- Eight million pounds of plastic end up in our oceans killing our wildlife to the tune of approximately one billion seabirds and mammals. These animals suffer a painful death. The plastic wraps around their intestines or they choke to death.
Other Facts (Blog Bag Promos Direct)
- Plastic bags choke landfills
- If one out of five people in North America convert from plastic bags to reusable cloth totes, it will save our environment from the damage of 1.3 TRILLION plastic bags in our lifetime
Your company can take a leadership role in this initiative. You can do this by using reusable, recycled tote bags as a promotional vehicle whenever possible. Talk to us today to discuss the opportunities and go to www.bagpromosdirect.com for a look at your options.
Going green and keeping your costs down are very easily attainable goals with our expansive eco-friendly line of products. There is often a misconception that green initiatives are expensive. This is not true. Your eco-conscious solution choices can make a big impact without taking a big hit out of your marketing budget. An eco-friendly product choice may actually reduce your costs compared to similar products in different materials. Our popular and economically priced items are in stock and always available.