Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Paper vs. Plastic

This breaks down the ecological footprint of paper vs. plastic. From Greenfeet, a natural products store:

Paper vs. Plastic - The Shopping Bag Debate

October 2002

You step up to the register, the cashier asks if you've found everything ok and then the inevitable question is asked: "Will it be paper or plastic?"
What decision did you make? Was it an informed choice? Was it the best ecological choice? Well, to answer that, we need to start at the beginning and review each option and its impact on the environment...

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