Hutchinson, Nick
August 2007
Geodate;Aug2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p8
The article focuses on the plastic bag recycling business in China. Delux Arts Plastics pays its workers about $150 a month to make 25,000 plastic bags a day. A typical migrant worker in China would see her family for only a few days each year. It takes five minutes to make a plastic bag. The amount of petroleum used to make a plastic bag would drive a car about 11 meters according to Clean Up Australia.


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