America’s dirty little oil secret: Plastic Bottles and Bags

Posted: April 28, 2008 in Environment
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America consumes 31.2 billion water bottles a year taking 17.6 million barrels of oil to create them. Enough to fuel 1.5 million cars for a year. America consumes 100 billion plastic bags a year taking 12 million barrels of oil. World figures? 154.3 billion water bottles and 500 billion – 1 trillion bags=147.4 – 207.4 million Bottles n bagsbarrels of oil a year. Hey, let’s just stop drinking out of those plastic bottles, do without plastic bags, pick em up and dispose of them properly! I know you do 🙂

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