When was the Plastic Bag Invented?

Answer Plastic bags, made from polyethylene, have become staples of grocery stores and shopping malls. The first plastic bag came about in 1950 at the hands of two Canadian men---Larry Hansen and Harry Wa... Read More »

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When was plastic invented for barbies?

Dolls have been part of our culture for over 4,000 years. In an effort to make an unbreakable doll, Beatrice Alexander and the DuPont Company created a plastic version of a Madame Alexander Doll ar... Read More »

When were plastic bags invented?

The first form of plastic bags was developed and used in 1957 for storing sandwiches. A year later plastic bags had begun to replace paper dry cleaning bags. It wasn't until 1973 that plastic bags ... Read More »

When were plastic utensils invented?

The first utensil made out of plastic was a children's domestic utensil set that had a fork and a spoon housed inside a cartoon character. Patent #2,498,413 was issued to Marvin I. Glass for this ... Read More »

When were plastic spoons invented?

On Dec. 31, 1974, Hubert E. Christian and David W. Lee of Phoenix, Arizona, were issued patent #D234017 by the United States Patent Office for their invention of the plastic spoon.References:Google... Read More »