THIS I S DUE IN 5HRS!! It only has to be written in 200 word minimum. Shouldnt take more than an hour to complete!! Instructions Below:
In 2012, Americans alone produced over 250 million tons of garbage. One large component of this waste consisted of oil based plastic bags, which are utilized excessively by grocers, restaurants, and stores nationwide. In order to reduce this source of waste, many countries are banning plastic bags or taxing customers for their use.
Utilizing at least two scholarly sources, discuss at least two environmental problems caused by such extensive plastic bag use? If you were in charge what plan might you propose to reduce or eliminate their use? Discuss the economic impacts of implementing your plan versus the financial impacts of making no change in our current use.
Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. Utilize at least two sources in addition to your text to support your claims. Cite your sources in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmatesâ€™ posts by Day 7.