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There are certainly some important uses for plastics: the medical field, creating lighter (thus more efficient) vehicles in the transportation sector, etc.
BUT, as a one time use convenience item? Are we really so lazy and short sighted as a society?! The persistance of single use plastics in our waterways, and the associated environmental impacts are inexcusable.
Reusable bags are cheap, readily available and should be the only thing we haul groceries home in. The fact that this is a even an issue is a sad indicator of the state of our Country.
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