When were the first paper towels invented?

Answer A Philadelphia schoolteacher was the first person to come up with the idea of disposable paper towels in 1907. According to the Georgia Institute of Technology, she used paper as a replacement for ... Read More »

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Who invented paper towels?

A Philadelphia teacher invented the first "paper" towels by cutting copy paper into squares as an alternative to cloth towels to reduce the spread of germs during a 1907 cold epidemic. Arthur Scott... Read More »

When were Bounty paper towels first invented?

The Bounty name was introduced in 1968 by Proctor & Gamble. The Bounty name replaced the name Charmin, which had been the product's name from 1957 to 1968. Paper towels themselves were created in 1... Read More »

Who invented viva paper towels?

Viva paper towels are a product of Kimberly-Clark, a leading manufacturer of consumer family care and personal care brands. Viva is actually a subset of the Kleenex brand, lauded for being softer t... Read More »

Who invented Bounty paper towels?

Bounty paper towels are manufactured by Proctor & Gamble. They are available in plain white, prints, extra large or extra soft rolls, and select-a-size. New and improved Bounty products became wide... Read More »