There’s something classic and timeless about carrying groceries in a paper bag. Paper grocery bags have been a staple in retail stores since they were invented in 1852. In the 1990’s they started having handles to compete with the plastic bags that have since gained 80% of the market because they cost a quarter of the price. Yet there’s no denying the benefits of paper grocery bags: they are much safer for wildlife, made from renewable resources, highly recycled, and do not pollute the oceans. They also hold more volume and are sturdier.
Our biodegradable paper bags are especially eco friendly: