With over 1 trillion plastic bags produced globally each year, our dependence on convenience is at an all-time high. But at what cost? Each plastic bag is estimated to take 1,000 years to degrade, meaning that every single one produced is still on the planet, with a growing percentage polluting our oceans. This infographic by Arte Ideas provides a clear visual snapshot at the true costs of the global fascination with convenience and reluctance to source viable alternatives to plastic bags. Click on our gallery to see the complete infographic, or visit Arte Ideas.

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