Finally! a Reusable Bag You’ll Want to Keep & Use!

Big, beautiful, strong and FREE! reusable shopping bags you'll want to keep with you. #mostreusableshoppingbagsdistributedin24hours

Big, beautiful, strong and FREE! reusable shopping bags you’ll want to keep with you. Pick one up on Fri. 11/24/17 in #SyracuseNY at #DestinyUSA. lower level behind Santa! Help #CNY & #MainstreamGreen win a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title! (Most reusable shopping bags distributed in 24 hours.)

They’re BIG!!! STRONG! BEAUTIFUL! &FREE!

It will be the first time ever on Planet Earth that this brand new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title will be attempted: Most reusable shopping bags distributed in 24 hours! We intend to give away at least 5100 bags. Stop by DestinyUSA. lower level behind Santa, on Friday, 11/24/17, from 9 am on, to pick yours up.
How To Get Your BIG, Strong, Beautiful & FREE Bag!
To receive a bag, people must be adults over 18 years of age. Only one bag will be given to each person, who must sign a form with a photo/video release on it. The form shows the number of the bag that person has received, the person’s name, address, and signature. The forms will be available to be completed at the event, or if people want to save time, they may download this pdf to fill out before coming to the mall. Everyone who receives a bag must have their picture taken, still or video or both, in our “green carpet” area, posing to show their bag numbers.
This GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ official attempt is sponsored by Mainstream Green, Inc., Covanta Onondaga, LP, the Onondaga County Block Litter program, Trader Joes, DestinyUSA, and Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA hotel. It is also made possible by the generosity of private donors. We are grateful for the support of the Onondaga County Legislature, and the monumental assistance of County Legislator Michael Plochocki.

Why people should stop using disposable plastic bags

720,000 plastic shopping bags are consumed in the US every minute.

Plastic bags blow around in the wind, catching on trees and shrubs, shredding into thousands of little pieces. These tiny pieces fall into lakes and streams, then flow into larger lakes, rivers and then finally the oceans.

Some plastic bags get sucked into water purification and sewage treatment plants, where they damage pumps and pollution fighting equipment.

Lots of plastic bags wind up in the bellies of wildlife, killing them. What’s worse is, plastic has so invaded our food chain and water supply that 93% of Americans have BPA, a plastic chemical, in their bloodstreams. It is estimated that by 2050, there will be more plastics than fish in the world’s oceans.

Reusable shopping bags are much better for the planet and all creatures on it.

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Why reusable shopping bags are better than plastic ones.

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Easy to dispense with these dispensers!

Three plastic pump soap dispensing bottles

We can dispense with plastic pump soap dispensers!

#PlasticThingsICanLiveWithout : These are easy! From now on, only bar soap for hand washing. What #PlasticStuff can u avoid using? Are you ready for #PlasticFreeFriday?

How does limiting our purchase and use of #PlasticStuff help fight climate change? Most #PlasticStuff is made from petroleum based fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are hydrocarbon deposits, such as petroleum, coal, or natural gas, which were formed some 300 million years ago, from remains of ancient plants and animals. When fossil fuels are burned, carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are released. They are called greenhouse gases because they act like the glass on a greenhouse, absorbing infrared radiation, and trapping heat within the earth’s atmosphere, resulting in global warming. Every time you (and thousands of other people) stop buying something, less of it is produced. When less #PlasticStuff is produced, less fossil fuels are burned. When less fossil fuels are burned, less greenhouse gas is released into the atmosphere.

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