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Biodegradable Bags: Are They Really Eco-Friendly? - Earth Review
Biodegradable bags are those types of bags that are capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms. Every year approximately 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are used throughout the world (Aiken, 2009). Most bags that are manufactured from plastic are made from corn-based materials, for example, polylactic acid blends. Biodegradable plastic …