Reusable Shopping Bags

Reusable Shopping Bag Facts

  • Each year 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide. Less than 1% of these bags are recycled.
  • The average person uses 700 plastic bags a year.
  • It takes up to 1,000 years for high-density polyethylene plastic bags to be broken down in the environment.
  • One reusable shopping bag can eliminate the use of 700 to 1000 plastic bags in it's lifetime.

How to Get a Reusable Shopping Bag

Contact Keep West Baton Rouge Beautiful by calling 225-490-8549.

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