World Paper Bag Day 2022: Theme, Quotes, And Significance

July 12, 2022, is marked as World Paper Bag Day 2022. This day is celebrated to underline the importance of using paper bags instead of plastic bags to protect the environment. Read on to find out the theme, history, significance, and related quotes for World Paper Bag Day 2022.

The need for celebrating World Paper Bag Day 2022

World paper bag day 2022

We all know about the harm that the use of plastic bags causes to our planet. Frequent use of plastic bags makes our environment polluted and this day is aimed at making people aware of the ill effects of plastic bags. Paper bags can be an environmentally friendly substitute for single-use plastic bags. The purpose of this day is to encourage people to use paper bags to save the environment.

Significance of the World Paper Bag Day

World Paper Bag Day 2022: Theme, Quotes, And Significance Of The Day

Every day has its historical significance that marks its importance. The first-ever paper bag machine was invented in 1852 by Francis Wole. After many years, in 1871, another paper bag manufacturing machine was invented by Margaret E Knight. The machine was different and was capable of producing flat-bottom paper bags. Later, it became popular and was called the ‘Mother of Grocery Bags ‘.In 1883, Charles Stillwell designed a paper bag machine that was used for designing square-bottom paper bags along with pleated sides. Those were easy to fold and store and were appreciated by people. Walter Dubner 1912, designed a paper bag with a handle that made it easy to carry. After that, paper bags are manufactured in several ways which aim to be user-friendly.

The theme of the day

The theme of this day is different every year. The theme for the year 2022 is “If You’re ‘Fantastic’, Do Something ‘Dramatic’ To Cut the ‘Plastic’, Use ‘Paper Bags’.”

Quotes for this day

  • Let us all get together on this Paper Bag Day to raise awareness about the benefits of using paper bags and avoiding plastic bags. Wishing everyone a Happy Paper Bag Day!!!!
  • With a paper bag, the planet shines like a diamond all over the place.
  • Be fantastic, use paper bags as a plastic alternative.
  • Happy World Paper Bag Day!!! Dear Paper Bags, Some call you to sack… I call you a friend. Thank you for carrying all my things and then nicely folding them up to fit in with all the other paper recyclables.

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Are you also willing to switch to paper bags?

Anu Kumari

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