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100 Feet Of Plastic

(plastic bags, 6.5’x2”x6.5’, January 2015)

1 foot = 10 years that it takes for a single plastic bag to degrade

1 foot = 10,000 bags used every minute world wide

1 foot = 1,000,000,000 plastic bags that the United States goes through annually

1 foot = 10,000,000,000 plastic bags used every year world wide

There are four ways to interpret this piece through statistics (listed above in the key).

Each interpretation shows the irresponsible nature of excessive plastic bag usage in both the United States and the world. 

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