Till the recent past, plastic bags were an indispensible part of daily human life. Not that even now the use of plastic bags can be called completely a history, but awareness has started to spread among people about the negative sides of use of the polythene carry bags.
As plastic is a cheap and durable material, the market witnessed a boom in production and use of it within a very short span of time. The durability of plastic is guaranteed by the fact that it is not naturally broken down by microorganisms, that is to say, it is non bio degradable.
So, the consequences of such overuse of plastic did not take long to surface. Regular or daily use of short lived disposable plastic items such as carry bags and similar stuff produces huge accumulation of non biodegradable waste that takes thousands of years to decompose completely into nature.
Thus, the damage caused to the environment and other hazardous results produced by the accumulation of such huge plastic, are absolutely alarming. The rationality of the daily use of plastic became questionable. One such example of daily use of plastic is the polythene carry bags.
Luckily, there are less hazardous and healthier alternatives to the plastic carry bags. A category of bio degradable and eco friendly carry bags are on the rise. The major portions all across India are exercising a ban on plastic bags and are opting for other eco friendly alternatives to plastic.
Some advantages of eco friendly carry bags over the plastic ones are stated here:
This is a high time we switch to eco friendly carry bags to reduce pollution and make Mother Nature a cleaner, greener place.