I am posting a link to Danielle's blog below because she is able to capture in text and in pictures some of the reasons why we need to reduce our use of plastic. Please click on her link below to see her full posting.
It Starts With Me: Talkin' Trash: "Trash. It's everywhere. The average American produces 4.5 lbs of trash a day.... adding up to over 1,600 lbs per year. Over the weekend, ..."