Our plastic use circles the earth 4 times each year

Our plastic bag storage cupboard (bags reused for garbage) is so jam packed the door almost doesn't close. Given there is only one person who brings home shopping in plastic I was looking for a powerful message to go with my suggestion of keeping reusable bags in the car and actually using them. Searching for graphic images of the gyres garbage dump I came across 22 compelling facts about our obsession with plastic. Read them here. I am sure you will find some that suit for those you want to change their plastic behaviour.