Who invented bubble wrap?

Answer Two engineers named Marc Chavannes and Al Fielding invented bubble wrap in 1957. They were trying to make plastic wallpaper with a paper backing; when this did not work they realized their inventio... Read More »

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What year was bubble wrap invented?

While trying to make wallpaper with a paper backing, Marc Chavannes and Al Fielding invented bubble wrap in the year 1957. The two created the first bubble wrap in a garage in Hawthorne, New Jersey... Read More »

Is bubble wrap recyclable?

To recycle bubble wrap, it needs to be taken to a local bubble wrap recycling center. If you can't find one, most manufacturers will take the bubble wrap back. You might also try a UPS store or a l... Read More »

What is bubble wrap?

Bubble wrap is material made from polyethylene (plastic) resin. This type of plastic is a soft inexpensive plastic used for toys and other consumer goods. Bubble wrap is made with several cushioned... Read More »

Information on Bubble Wrap?

Given Bubble Wrap's popularity among nervous fingers and kids at heart, it's easy to forget it was designed to protect packaged items. Post offices and shippers use it to package fragile items, and... Read More »