RESPONSE OF SHOPKEEPER
• 30% shopkeepers have understood that plastic
usage is harmful for environment and now they
are using eco-friendly bags like paper bag, cloth
• 20% shopkeepers think Charging people for bags
will cause a lot of inconvenience. We can’t use
paper bags as they tend to tear easily and jute
bags are not very handy.”
• 50% shopkeepers prefer plastic bags because
they are cheap and readily available and also easy
• Majority of shopkeepers (80%) preferred
plastic bags as they are cheap and easily
• The customers also demand for the poly bags
so to fulfill their demand shopkeepers have to
buy the plastic bags.
• On the other hand some shopkeepers were in
favor of usage of paper or cloth bag.
Response of customers
In some areas customers were satisfied by the
• Usage of plastic bags as according to them
• Plastic bags are cheap and readily available
and convenient to use
• On the other hand some were not satisfied
and they preferred cloth bags and find it
convenient to use.
PREFERENCE OF CUSTOMERS
• WHAT ABOUT LESS EDUCATED CUSTOMER ?
• Majority of customers prefer plastic bags as they are very easy to
• can be brought at very cheap rates.
• Don’t know about harmful effects of using plastic.
• WHAT ABOUT EDUCATED CUSTOMER?
the educated and wise people preferred the cloth bags because
they last for a longer time.
can be used again and again
they are biodegradable
do not have any adverse effect on the environment.
Suggestion to consumers
•Stop using plastic straws, even in restaurants.
•Use a reusable produce bag.
•Give up gum. Gum is made of a synthetic rubber, aka plastic.
•Buy boxes instead of bottles.
•Often, products like laundry detergent come in cardboard which is more easily recycled
•Purchase food, like cereal, pasta, and rice from bulk bins and fill a reusable bag or
container. You save money and unnecessary packaging.
•Reuse containers for storing leftovers or shopping in bulk.
•Use a reusable bottle or mug for your beverages, even when ordering from a to-go shop
•Bring your own container for take-out or your restaurant doggy-bag since many
restaurants use styrofoam.
•Use matches instead of disposable plastic lighters or invest in a refillable metal lighter.
•Avoid buying frozen foods because their packaging is mostly plastic.
You save money and Avoid unnecessary packaging!
PLASTIC USAGE IN INDUSTRIES
75% industries use non-biodegradable packaging
Only 25% industries use biodegradable packaging
NOW THE FUTURE IS IN ALL OUR HANDS FOR ALL
•FEEDBACK OF SURVEY
FEEDBACK OF SURVEY
•"Some are offering more environmentally
friendly alternatives like cloth bag or jute bag
•some have removed bags from the counter and
won't give them at any cost.
FACTS ON PLASTIC
•Recycling plastic saves twice as much energy as
burning it in an incinerator.
•Today, Americans generate 10.5 million tons of
plastic waste a year but recycle only 1 or 2 % of it.
•An estimated 14 billion pounds of trash, much of
it plastic is dumped in the world’s oceans every
•The worldwide fishing industry dumps an
estimated 150,000 tons of plastic into the ocean
each year, including packaging, plastic nets, lines,
•About 1,200 plastic soft drink and salad dressing
containers could carpet the average living room.