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Why should I give up plastic bags?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

We use 500 billion (that's billion) plastic bags a year around the world. Use them for 10 minutes and then it's into the landfill they go, staying there long enough to greet your descendants 500 years from now. Instead, use reusable cloth bags (keep them in the car or kitchen). Or choose paper bags, since paper is a renewable resource and easily recyclable.

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