Did you know that the U.S. uses an average of 380 billion plastic bags a year, while the rest of the world uses 500 billion? Keep in mind that the U.S. is just one country in a world of almost 7 billion. No matter how you look at it, we use far more than our fair share.
This infographic by ReuseThisBag.com shows plastic bag bans across the world:
How many plastic bags do you use a year?