Avenue Dom Aureliano Matos, 2058, Lemon tree of the North CE. Email: INTRODUCTION: The solid residues present great diversity and complexity. Its physical, chemical and biological characteristics in accordance with vary its source or generating activity. Economic, social, geographic, educational, cultural, technological and legal factors in such a way affect the process of generation of solid residues in relation to the amount how much to its qualitative composition. A generated the residue, the form as it is manejado, treated and destined time can modify its characteristics in way, that in certain cases, the risks to the health and the environment are potencializados.
(JNIOR, 2006). The plastic bag is an object used in> daily to carry small great amounts from merchandises. They are also one of the forms most common of preservation of the garbage I domesticate e, through its decoration with the symbols of the marks, constitute a cheap form of advertising for the store distribute that them. Given its extreme slightness, when conditioned not well, they have the trend to fly and to spread for the environment, causing great pollution. (WIKIPDIA, 2008). The plastic comes taking account of the planet since 1862, when it was invented by the English Alexander Parkes, reducing the costs of the traders and developing sanha consumista of the modern civilization.
Becoming the consumer a passive collaborator of an ambient disaster of great ratios with the indiscriminate plastic spill in the nature. Brazil is had as the paradise of the plastic bags, therefore all the supermarkets, pharmacies and the retailing pack in sachets everything what it passes for the cash register. this already was incorporated in the routine of the consumer, as if the destination of each product bought it was a plastic bag.