Thursday, January 13, 2011

What is the use of cotton plastic bags more sustainable?

According to the President of the international society for industrial ecology, Roland Cliff, use plastic bags daily consumption habits is more sustainable use of cotton, always of plastics are handled correctly as residue.

The expert has defended this idea during his speech on the theory of life held intelligence ecological Congress opened in Barcelona, which intends to analyse the environmental costs of production of materials a Santiago of his "mere" front.

"It is better to use plastic bags if managed correctly, do not use them hay no problem in", has assured Cliff admitting proposals of life cycle shed conclusions "a little popular times".

Cliff has explained a cotton bag 150 times must be used to compensate for its ecological cost of production, whether it contains numerous biopolymers (polymers such as proteins and nucleic acids biological processes involved).

Holds this premise is always kept plastic bags are used repeatedly and subsequently manage correctly a recycling through plastic of the. "Isn't greener bag if of one-time pulls to the sea", has been clarified.

Sources-ecoticias.com, eleconomista.es

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1 comment:

  1. Cotton is a renewable natural fiber, so it has more environmental and sustainability advantages over petroleum based synthetic fibers. While some synthetic fibers like Nylon and polyester creates greenhouse gas like nitrous oxide, which is more hazardous than carbon dioxide, cotton is a self energy sustainer.

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