Day 2 Questions
Plastic bags can be cut down by using your backpack as a reusable bag when you go to the store. Other reusable bags are great too, but your more likely to have your backpack with you after class. Eating out less can cut down on styrofoam boxes, as can eating at different places that don’t have styrofoam. You can also try bringing your own reusable container as a substitute. Polyethylene is considered environmentally friendly because the high density polyethylene (HDPE) products constitute the number 2 recyclable plastics. They are one of the most widespread plastics recycled in curbside recycling programs. Low density polyethylene (LDPE), or number 4 plastics, are recyclable, but are accepted by fewer programs.
Submitted by Devin Ratelle