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Paper Bags Please!TM

For years, grocery clerks asked customers if they would prefer paper or plastic bags. Unfortunately, those days are gone. Now most stores automatically place groceries in plastic bags, making it much more difficult for the consumer to select paper.

International Paper is one of the leading producers of Kraft paper bags in the grocery marketplace. To support these efforts, we are asking for your assistance in educating and encouraging employees, friends and family to ask for paper bags when they shop.


Kraft paper bags are a great environmental choice because they are:


Each bag has an average of 40 percent recycled content, and after being recycled, paper bags are used to create new paper products, which supports International Paper’s recycling business and recycling efforts. In addition, International Paper bags are certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI®) standard.

Take the “Paper Bags Please!TM” pledge today! In doing so, you will help support International Paper, the forest products industry and the environment.

For more information about our sustainability efforts, visit brownbaggreenglobe.com.

Thank you for your support.