In recent times,
bags used for shopping have been a major cause of pollution in many countries.
, some people believe that these items should be
in order to reduce contamination of the earth.
, I disagree with
, the indiscriminate disposal of
bags has contaminated both the land and the sea,
would have been minimized if
bags are recycled.
, the authorities should set up collection banks for these items in residential homes and offices in order to aid the process of collecting these bags for recycling.
will help prevent inappropriate discard of waste in the environment and it will reduce outsourcing of raw materials for plastics
, makes their production easier and faster.
as paper bags are not readily available in many countries.
makes it difficult to replace
, the cost of a single paper bag is often the cost of three
bags in Nigeria,
to the cost incurred during
, paper bags may not be suitable to collect frozen items like ice creams, fishes and beverages,
makes the sole use of
bags impracticable when buying certain consumables.
bags are not completely replaceable in some countries.
shopping bags do contaminate our environment due to their indiscriminate disposal, these items should not be banned because they can be easily collected and recycled. More so, cheap alternative bags are not readily available. There should be more public awareness on recycling these pollutants.
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