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Takeaways from a plastic bag

Jan. 8, 2018 -

About five months ago I got some take away food from our local Asian restaurant. They packaged the food and gave me a plastic bag to carry it home. On my way home I was thinking about the bag. Although it has some nice styling printed on it, it's designed for single use only. What a waste... making me wonder: how long would it last if you would use it on a daily basis?

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Plastic bag at work, with food inside protecting the contents of my commuting backpack
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