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A few reasons to use reusable bags and stay away from plastic: 1. The petroleum used to produce 14 plastic bags can drive a car one mile. 2. Plastic bags take anywhere from 15 to 1000 years to decompose. 3. It's estimated that 1 million birds and thousands of turtles and other sea animals die each year after ingesting discarded plastic bags.

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A few reasons to use reusable bags and stay away from plastic: 1. The petroleum used to produce 14 plastic bags can drive a car one mile. 2. Plastic bags take anywhere from 15 to 1000 years to decompose. 3. It's estimated that 1 million birds and thousands of turtles and other sea animals die each year after ingesting discarded plastic bags.