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Which of these grocery bags causes less harm to the environment?

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Per a 2011 UK Environment Agency study that evaluated 9 categories of environmental impacts caused by grocery bags, paper bags are harder on the environment than plastic bags in all respects. The study also showed that cotton totes would have to be reused many more times than their expected life to have less environmental impact than disposable plastic bags.

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