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Degradable vs. Biodegradable Plastic Bags

What is the Difference Between degradable and Biodegradable plastic bags?  While biodegradable bags will break down organically into a natural substance, degradable bags will only break down using a chemical additive, often triggered by light or heat. 157 more words

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The Sustainability Dilemma: Can You Have Both High Visibility and High Effectiveness?

-By Ed Weisberg

We all recognize that becoming more sustainable is an ongoing process.  Every element of our business has room for improvement, and each step has tradeoffs in regards to economic return, impact on the environment, and leading our customers and vendors by example. 692 more words

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GXT Green Live Interview on the Sustainability News Radio Network!

Ed Weisberg, GXT Green’s Senior VP of Marketing and Business Development,  was recently a featured guest on the Sustainability News and Entertainment Radio Network. This show is syndicated and broadcast nationally. 47 more words

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The Evolution of The Plastic Bag Ban: Is Banning Plastic Bags Really the Best Solution to Bag Pollution?

-By Ed Weisberg

Do we really think that we can save the environment by eliminating the ability to safely carry our groceries home in a bag? 826 more words

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Demystifying Plastic Bag Recycling - by Ed Weisberg

The recycling of plastic bags continues to be an expanding component of the plastic industry, and is an important element in our country’s sustainability effort. According to the American Chemistry Council’s 2009 National Postconsumer Recycled Plastic Bag & Film Report (published February 2011), 854 million lbs of postconsumer plastic film was recycled in 2009. 685 more words

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GXT Green Not the Only One Solving the Plastic Bag Problem! - by Ed Weisberg

We at GXT Green were thrilled to see Glad Bag’s announcement of their new “greener” garbage bag this week. Although their business is focused on green trash bags, rather than green grocery bags, they clearly recognized the same issues and consumer demands that drove us to develop the ECOgreen photo-degradable grocery bag. 355 more words

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