World Paper Bag Day 2022 : 12th July

World Paper Bag Day :

World Paper Bag Day is observed every year on 12th July to raise awareness about the importance of using paper bags instead of plastic bags.
The day is dedicated to spread awareness about the ill effects of plastic and how harmful it is for our environment.

Theme :

The theme of the day in 2022 is, “If You’re ‘fantastic’, Do Something ‘dramatic’ To Cut The ‘Plastic’, Use ‘Paper Bags”

Significance :

The importance of Paper Bag Day is to discourage the use of plastic bags and create awareness about how harmful they are to the environment as it takes thousands of years to decompose.

History :

Francis Wole, an American inventor, created the 1st paper bag machine in 1852. Later in 1871, Margaret E. Knight introduced another machine for making flat-bottom paper bags and gained fame as the “mother of grocery bags”.

Qns : When is celebrated World Paper Bag Day?

Ans : World Paper Bag Day is observed every year on 12th July to raise awareness about the importance of using paper bags instead of plastic bags.

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