Who invented plastic garbage bags?

Answer Plastic garbage bags were invented in 1950 by Harry Wasylyk, in collaboration with Larry Hansen. The two inventors lived in Canada and the first plastic garbage bags were polyethylene and green and... Read More »

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Should Recycling Be Put in Plastic Garbage Bags?

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Are plastic garbage bags recyclable?

On One Hand: Most are made from a recyclable materialMany trash bags are made from polyethylene. This material is fully recyclable. In fact, many trash bags are made of post-consumer, recycled plas... Read More »

Facts About Recycling Plastic Garbage Bags?

For environmentally-minded consumers, plastic garbage bags are an especially troublesome product because they are manufactured and purchased specifically to be thrown away. Their only purpose is to... Read More »

Is there a substitute for non-biodegradable plastic bags in which to store food garbage?

There are a number of bags on the market made for kitchen and bathroom garbage cans that are biodegradable and/or compostable. Many are corn based and will break down easily in a landfill.Source:Bi... Read More »