But we cannot tell exactly what quantity of recycled plastic is used in a specific bag. We can only tell that a targeted quantity has been allocated to that bag. In other words, we can tell that a defined quantity of recycled plastic is used to produce a group of bags, but each bag receives a different quantity of recycled plastic.
The “mass balance” is similar to when you buy “green” electricity. Although you cannot be certain that the electricity you buy/use at home is directly from renewable sources, your overall electricity usage does contain green energy (and that quantity increases as the green energy demand increases).
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