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Environmental Impact of convenience packaging.

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           LIVING GREEN - Thursday, May 15, 2008
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Good morning, 

When we go to the supermarket, so many products tempt us. 
There are the little luncheon cans of gourmet tuna, the 
single serving crackers and cheese encased in plastic and 
a hundred and one other conveniently packaged items. But 
have you ever thought about the waste involved in all of 
that convenience packaging? And aside from the waste 
issue, the amount of oil that is required to make plastic 
packaging in it's various forms in staggering. 

Scroll down for a few sobering facts and statistics. 

Thanks for reading, 

Your Living Green editor 


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* Nearly 12 million barrels of oil are required to make the 
 plastic shopping bags Americans use annually.

* The amount of crude oil used for plastic water bottles in 
 the USA each year exceeds 10 million barrels.

* To create one pound of polystyrene plastic takes just under 
 2 pounds of petroleum feedstock. 


        Make sure to come back tomorrow for some 
        helpful ideas on how to avoid or reduce 
        the waste of convenience packaging. 


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