This is a false assertion. The use of stand up bags – which are essentially plastic bags – is not always harmful to the environment. There are many instances where the use of plastic bags is less harmful to the environment than the alternatives. Here we will talk about the scenarios where the use of plastic pouch bags is not only less harmful but it is the best way to preserve the environment. Here are the three reasons that will convince the critics that the use of stand up pouch bags is not always detrimental to the environment:
This is the first mantra to save the environment – reduction in the amount of resources and energy humans use. The energy and resources that go into the production of stand up pouches are significantly less than what is required for heavy-duty plastic jars, tin cans, plastic or glass bottles, and other packaging mediums.
Stand up pouches with accessories such as zip locks are reusable. Consumers can store a product in these pouches, and use the product and the pouch several times. This is virtually impossible with resource hungry tin cans and several other packaging mediums.
Like other plastic items, stand up pouches can be taken out of a landfill for recycling. There is nothing toxic that would stop governments or other organizations from recycling them.
Given these three mantras, standup pouches are actually better than many other packaging mediums.