About 1 trillion single-use plastic bags are being made every year and only 2% is being recycled.

Plastic bags are a major source of pollution worldwide and fuel a massive flow of plastic waste that is killing wildlife from sea turtles to camels.

Plastic takes about 1000 years to fully degrade. This means that every single piece of plastic (that hasn’t been burned) still exists today, somewhere.

The infographic below addresses:

  • The impact of plastic bags on humans and nature
  • Breakdown: Plastic Bags vs. Reusable Bags and
  • Tips on how to reduce your plastic footprint

Check it out below.

We hope that you also are/ will become a part of the solution and not the problem. You can help by reducing, reusing and recycling the plastics that you use.

Help us keep Aruba clean

When shopping in Aruba, or anywhere for that matter, please use reusable bags. Plastic is the largest source of ocean litter.

Infographic

Courtesy of Reusethisbag.com.

(Click on graphic for full view)

Plastic bags