Every year, World Paper Bag Day is observed on July 12 to raise awareness of the importance of using paper bags instead of plastic bags. The usage of plastic bags is a global concern that not only harms the environment but also is a threat to human health. Therefore, on this day, people need to be informed and educated regarding the dangerous side effects of plastic bags. It completely focuses on encouraging people to opt for paper bags to save the environment for the future generation.
WORLD PAPER DAY 2022: THEME
The theme for this year is “If You’re ‘Fantastic’, Do Something ‘Dramatic’ To Cut the ‘Plastic’, Use ‘Paper Bags’.”
WORLD PAPER DAY 2022: HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
The beginning of the paper bag machine was started in 1852 by an American named Francis Wole.
Again, in the year 1871, a paper bag manufacturing machine was established by Margaret E Knight. The machine produced flat-bottom paper bags which became so popular that Knight came to be popularly known as the ‘Mother of Grocery Bags’.
Later in the year 1883, Charles Stillwell invented the square bottom paper bags along with pleated sides. These kinds of bags are easy to use and store with pleated sides.
In the year 1912, a paper bag with a handle was prepared to make it easy to carry.
With time, there have been a lot of modifications to paper bags which consist of designs and colours. Even paper bags are eco-friendly, recyclable and the main purpose of the paper day coming into existence.
WORLD PAPER DAY 2022: QUOTES AND MESSAGES
“Go green with paper bags, everything is fabulous”
“Reduce, Refuse, Reuse, Recycle Plastic Bags Instead, refurbish, reuse and recycle paper bags”
“Stop bagging the planet say NO to plastic bags.”
“With paper bags, the world is like a diamond which shines everywhere”
“Use paper bags, Avoid using plastic bags. Keep my earth pollution free
Please help me in spreading these lines.”
Don’t Reduce, Refuse, Reuse, Recycle Plastic Bags. Instead, Renew, Reuse, and Recycle Paper Bags!!!! Happy World Paper Bag Day 2022
Take a pledge and do your bit for our environment. Avoid plastics and adopt paper bags!!!
“Happy World Paper Bag Day!!! Dear Paper Bags, Some call you sack…. I call you friend. Thank you for carrying all my things and then nicely folding up to fit in with all the other paper recyclables.”
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