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    2.6 billions of them are/will be thrown away each year.

    2.6 billion plastic bags are thrown away each year. Consumers should be more mindful of their usage of plastic bags.

    I have transformed the above sentence as follows. Which verb should I use. If neither, what is the correct verb? Thanks.

    Unless consumers are more mindful of their usage of plastic bags, 2.6 billion of them are/will be thrown away each year.
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    Re: 2.6 billions of them are/will be thrown away each year.

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    2,6 billion plastic bags are thrown away each year. Consumers should be more mindful of their usage of plastic bags.

    I have transform the above sentence as follows. Which verb should I use. if neither, what is the correct verb? Thanks.

    Unless consumers are more mindful of their usage of plastic bags, 2.6 billion of them are/will be thrown away each year.
    I prefer: Unless consumers become more mindful of their usage of plastic bags, 2.6 billion of them will be thrown away each year.


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