Persuasive Essay: The Banning Of Plastic Bags

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Have you ever wondered what grocery stores would do without plastic bags? Stores would have to start using reusable bags and without the plastic bags there would be less liter. Other people all around the world are having a debate whether they should ban plastic bags or not. Many people are taking the ban very seriously and believe that they should ban the plastic bags. The U.S. should ban plastic bags because they cause litter, they cost too much, and they can damage to marine life and livestock. To begin, one way plastic bags should be banned is because they cause too much litter. For example, the International Coastal Cleanup in California has collected 7,825,319 plastic bags during the past twenty-five years (1). This shows…show more content…
should not ban the plastic bag. One reason why is, some people say that reusable bags have larger carbon footprints, due to greater energy needed to produce them (2). Yet, they may use more energy but they are safer to the environment by them not being plastic and not harmful to animals. On the other hand, people say it will cost tens of million dollars to ban the plastic bags (4). However, it may cost lots of money but it will be worth it, not harming animal and not causing so much litter. In addition, many people say it 's good to ban the plastic bag but there are many reasons why people want to keep the bag. Many Americans believe that the bag should be banned so it doesn 't cause as much litter, and doesn 't harm marine life and it won 't cost as much. Now that you have seen why plastic bags should be banned, what do you think the U.S. should do? Many Americans believe that the bag should be banned so it doesn 't cause as much litter, and doesn 't harm marine life and it won 't cost as much. In addition, many people say it 's good to ban the plastic bag but there are many reasons why people want to keep the bag. Some people think that the plastic bags should not be in U.S. anymore, what are you going to do to help your community ban plastic

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