Paper Bag Day 2021: 4 important reasons to use paper bags to preserve our environment

Paper Bag Day 2021 is celebrated every year on July 12 to raise awareness of the pollution caused by using the plastic carry bag. And this day also encourages us to only use paper bags because they are very environmentally friendly. The paper bags are made from renewable materials and these are biodegradable and recyclable. So we still need to use paper bags and stop encouraging the use of plastic carrier bags. So here’s how paper bags can save the environment.

Paper bags do not promote deforestation

Previously, paper came from deforestation, but today paper bags are made from environmentally friendly sources like waste sugar cane, straw, jute twine, nut shells coconut, elephant droppings, etc. which are absolutely recyclable and biodegradable and do not promote deforestation. It is therefore completely safe for our environment.

Paper bags are biodegradable

Paper bags don’t take 1000 years to degrade like plastic bags, but it takes less than 6 years and most of the time they become fertile waste for vegetation.

Paper bags are recyclable

The paper bags are 100% recyclable and the recycling process does not cause any pollution. While plastic bags cannot be recycled because the process emits toxic and toxic gases into the environment. So this is the most important reason to use paper bags to save our planet.


Paper bags save energy

Paper bags save a lot of energy in the forming process and as they are made from locally available materials, therefore they save a lot of transportation cost which in turn saves Energy.

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Ethel J. Montes

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