Small decisions such as what to bring to a grocery store can be greatly consequential to the environment. The key to reducing the impact of all carrier bags - no matter what they are made of - is to reuse them as much as possible.
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The major impact of plastic bags on the environment is that it takes many years to for them to decompose. In addition, toxic substances are released into the soil when plastic bags perish under sunlight and, if plastic bags are burned, they release a toxic substance into the air causing ambient air pollution.