Plastic Bags Essay

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A plastic bag, poly bag, or pouch is a type of packaging made of thin, flexible, plastic film, nonwoven fabric, or plastic textile. Most plastic bags are heat and sealed together. Some are bonded with adhesives or are stitched. Plastic bags are used for containing and transporting goods such as foods, produce, powders, ice, magazines, chemicals and waste. Apart acting as a carrier for our shopping needs and also packaging, plastic bags plays an important role in our society. Now a days, with much talk about environment and health concern and awareness, some had debated the used of plastic bags is harmful. Even so, plastic bags are useful for transporting, organizing and believe it or not, plastic bags support the mother earth. Firstly, without plastic bags, how are we going to transport our shopping items from the shops to our home? And how are we going to secure and transport our furniture from the factory to our house without being seal by plastic wrap first. Imagine when you had bought an expensive dress or jacket, you would prefer it to be wrapped in a nice plastic bag rather than the salesgirl crumple it and you end up with a grotty bag. Secondly, plastic bags are good for organizing our belongings in our home or in the office. Without plastic bags, our belonging will be disorganized, the space will be messy, clutter and disarray. With organizing, we can save a lot of space. Plastic bag are reusable compare to other material that is easily torn. With that also we can save more money. Thirdly, maybe a lot of us don’t realize this but plastic bags also support our environment. Compare to paper bag, plastic bags are more environmental friendly and not easy to be torn out. A lot of world finest tress had fallen to the ground to satisfy the needs to make paper bags. As we all know, to grow a tree takes years. Not to mention the highest quality trees. Compare to

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