25 August 2007

Professor's Trivia Tid Bit

Yet another feature I thought my readers might appreciate. From time to time I will be posting some trivial stuff that I think is interesting.

My first installment.

Since we all go shopping in one form or the other how about this:

Americans throw away about 100 billion plastic bags, every year. Since most of them are made from petroleum, that is the equivalent to dumping 12 million barrels of oilo into the environment. Feel better about your part in the extinction of our environment?

2 comments:

tumbleweed said...

Good point CHUQ. Unfortunately that's the only way to get our groceries home these days.

CHUQ said...

It is sad, but why not recycle paper into paperbags? Just a thought.

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