About Plastic Bags – Plastics Industry Association

About Plastic Bags – Plastics Industry Association

Source: Plastics Industry Association Multi-use plastic bags are 100% recyclable and made from American natural gas. In addition to recycling, a recent national survey shows that over 90% of Americans reuse their plastic bags. About 65% of Americans reuse their bags...
Learn how to turn plastic bags into sleeping mats

Learn how to turn plastic bags into sleeping mats

November 6, 2017 Who doesn’t have a drawer-closet-basket chock full of plastic bags just screaming to be recycled?  Why not combine your plastic bag stash with a community service project to benefit local shelters and the homeless in your area? This is a wonderful...
E-Commerce will make up 17% of all US retail sales by 2022

E-Commerce will make up 17% of all US retail sales by 2022

It is expected that online sales will account 17% of all US retail sales by 2022, up from a projected 12.7% in 2017, according to Forrester’s new Online Retail Forecast as cited by Digital Commerce 360. The report also expects US online sales to grow 13% in 2017,...
Single-Use Carryout Bag Ban in California

Single-Use Carryout Bag Ban in California

On November 8 of 2016, voters approved Proposition 67, the statewide ban on carry-out plastic bags. “It’s a victory that California voters have said ‘no’ to big plastic. The defense of this law by grass-roots environmental organizations and community groups is a real...