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When you hear the term Green you automatically assume that it means some other worldly fantastic state of being that we should all strive for However contrary to popular belief green is just a word for making waste prettier The next time you think of drinking from a reusable bottle paper bag instead of plastic buying stock in that windmill company or driving your pretty pink Prius around town think of what green really means In the United States alone there are fifty billion plastic bottles produced per year just in throw away drinking bottles This adds up to 13 million tons of plastic waste that ends up in landfills We are told that drinking out of a reusable bottle is the greener option but in reality there are nearly as many produced as their disposable cousins If you stop and think about how often that reusable water bottle you are using has been dropped on the floor and broken and what you immediately do with it after its really the same cause and effect in slow motion To illustrate further the grocery bag you use to go and by your green products have just as much impact on the environment Each year there are over 100 billion plastic grocery bags produced in the United States alone One percent of those plastic bags were actually recycled If you are thinking the green way of getting your groceries home from your local Rouses is in a brown paper bag you are sadly mistaken 14 million trees are cut down in the United States each year in order to produce the brown paper grocery bags we are told are so much better for the environment but cutting down all those trees is not very green is it Furthermore while driving your pretty pink prius around town to
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