Paper Bags An eco friendly substitute to Polythene

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A lot has been said on paper bags vs. polythene bags in the recent days. A strong community of people believes that the promotion of the paper bags will definitely confine the polythene use and therefore will restrict the use of non-renewable resources like natural gas (The main constituent of polythene is natural gas). As we can see that the population is increasing day by day and thus putting the consumption of resources increasing rapidly. We are not left with much of these resources anymore. This is the high time when we should give a look towards our nature, what we are doing to the Gods gift to human being. As a part of this globe I strongly believe that we should be ahead from crowd to serve this noble cause and restricting the use of polythene is just a drop in mug. Some people say that use of paper will affect the consumption of the wood and therefore more trees will lose their life, but thats not the reality. We have grown far ahead in terms of just everything.

Today, paper is manufactured from the plant, animal and all the waste products which are of no use, and its biodegradable too. A strong comment in favor of polythene comes that it can be recycled, but there is a limit to that recycling. As a matter of fact, plastic needs thousands of years for degradation (well thats too long…). Yes, there is something called biodegradable plastic, but again its mixture of wood and plastic. So anyhow the use of paper is required, then why not stand alone paper. (I dont think that there is some status symbol attached with the term plastic). Though if we talk about the durability factor, then yes,paper bags are not that much durable but, they serve their purpose, and thats what we want, we dont want them to last for ages and so be transferred from one legacy to other. Reusable bags save 700+ bags over the span of their lifetime. The paper bags can be recycled far more than that of polythene bags.

With my post I am not defying the fact that paper bags do have some dark side, they do have. But here, the concern is that how we can use the best option and can serve beneficial towards the nature. At the end, I just want to conclude that, as a part of this globe, we should take initiative individually rather than waiting for the concern authorities, as we together make a nation not authorities.

About the Author

Author name is Kevin Meaney and he is working as an SEO professional. He regularly writes and share his views on many topics. With this article we wants to share that how paper bags can be beneficial for our environment