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These Eco Garbage Bags are Strong and Dependable

  • Aug 3, 2011
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I received some samples from  reuseit™ of their product line of biodegradable garbage bags made from 100% recycled plastic. I looked forward to reviewing their products after learning more about them. They are made in the USA from recycled plastic collected from Chicago. Their plastic trash bags are infused with a natural additive that allows the plastic to biodegrade completely into natural elements. This reduces the amount of plastic that remains in landfills for thousands of years.

From the reuseit™ website:
According to EPI Global, the additive's manufacturer, the trash bags will completely biodegrade (decomposing into simpler materials found in nature) when discarded in soil in the presence of micro-organisms. In a landfill, the bags will degrade within 12-24 months. Minimal packaging - each set of bags comes in a roll secured by a paper wrapper. Available in 4 gallon small, 13 gallon tall kitchen and 30 gallon lawn bags and don't include ties.

I have now used all three types of their garbage bags: the small garbage bags, lawn garbage bags and the tall kitchen garbage bags. I have to say that I liked all three. Since they will degrade within 12-24 months in a landfill you might think they would not be very strong. On the contrary, these are very strong bags. I would test the strength of the bags by pulling, stretching and filling with heavy and sharp items and they help up very well. No breakages or leaks in these bags.

I would recommend using reuseit garbage bags. They come in three convenient sizes and are very dependable. Reuseit™ cares about the environment and their products show it.

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August 04, 2011
12-24 months? That's amazing. Good for reuseit!
 
August 04, 2011
Biodegradable bags is an idea whose time has come. Take a look at my article in Supercontents on the Continent of Plasticsis. There is a mass of plastics and other garbage the size of a continent in the Pacific ! http://www.lunch.com/DrJosephSMaresca/review...Plastics_11_8_2010.html
 
August 03, 2011
Sounds like a marvelous idea. Will they be available nationally? If so, I will certainly be on the lookout for them.
 
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All reuseit™ products are made with Fair Labor/Fair Trade practices and are backed by the reuseit™ Lifetime Guarantee. Not only do our products and information support environmental consciousness, but we also donate one percent of all sales to environmental and social causes through 1% For the Planet. They also have single use bottles and cups, paper towels, straws, utensils, wrapping paper, disposable batteries, toothbrushes and more.
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