What are brown paper grocery bags made of?

Answer Brown paper bags are manufactured from mostly virgin tree pulp. In 1999, more than 14 million trees were cut down to produce paper bags for American consumers. Manufacturing such bags also consumes... Read More »

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Are paper grocery bags made from a renewable source?

Paper grocery bags are made from wood pulp, which, in turn, is made from trees---a renewable resource. People can plant new trees to replace those that are cut down, making the resource needed to p... Read More »

Why do people suffering from anxiety attacks breath into brown paper bags and not plastic bags?

because if they use plastic bags they're possibly covering there faces instead of just covering there mouthsANSWER. because they're not stupid enough to use something that can suffocate them, its ... Read More »

Are paper or plastic grocery bags stronger?

Paper sacks are graded in pounds (30 pound is typical). They are stronger for sharp-edged objects that might start a "run" in plastic. Plastic grocery sacks made of number 2 (HDPE) plastic or numbe... Read More »

What are brown bags made of?

Brown bags are a form of paper. Manufacturers extract cellulose from wood pulp and wash, beat and squeeze it to create paper. They then dye the paper brown. Glue joins the paper bag's flat bottom t... Read More »