Who invented the plastic grocery bag?

Answer The ubiquitous plastic grocery bag was invented in 1977. J.W. "The "Bagman" McBride of Dixie Bag Co. marketed the new invention to Kroger and Safeway, which caused them to go mainstream.Source:Shop... Read More »

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Are plastic grocery bags manufactured in the USA?

Plastic bags are manufactured in the United States. Example companies include Advance Polybag, Inc., Hilex Poly Company, Superbag Corporation and Unistar Plastics, LLC. All are involved with the Am... Read More »

Are plastic grocery bags recyclable?

Plastic and paper grocery bags are recyclable, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The agency encourages consumers to also consider reusing plastic grocery bags, which can also h... Read More »

Can you be allergic to plastic grocery bags?

Allergic to the kind of plastic Grocery bags are made from as some people are allergic to latex would seem unlikely , but maybe possible

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 »